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


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

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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