Dams – Fishways (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa


Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Dams – Fishways (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Iowa Natural Resource Commission, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/Cool-ICE/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=IowaCode&ga=83&input=481A.14


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source Dam Safety Program: http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryLand/DamSafety.aspx

When Approval is Required: http://www.iowadnr.gov/portals/idnr/uploads/water/floodplain_dams.pdf?amp;tabid=1290


Summary

No permanent dam or obstruction may be placed in the waters of the state without providing for fish passage.


Policy Contact

Contact Name Jon Garton
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Dam Safety Program



Phone 515-281-6940


Email Jonathan.Garton@dnr.iowa.gov
Website http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryLand/DamSafety.aspx


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 481A.14
Date Enacted 1986

















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