Initiative on Improving Our Watershed Attributes (I in IOWA) (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Iowa


Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Initiative on Improving Our Watershed Attributes (I in IOWA) (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/cool-ice/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=iowacode&ga=83&input=466


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environment/WaterQuality/WatershedImprovement/WatershedPlanning/ManagementPlans.aspx


Summary

This statute establishes a comprehensive water quality program which includes education, monitoring, technical assistance, incentives, and more efficient permitting procedures. The program also provides for the preservation and establishment of wetlands. The program is mainly geared towards the agricultural sector, but some elements may apply to other land use developments. The website of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has a list of approved watershed management plans.


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Policy Contact

Contact Name Jeff Berckes
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Water Quality Improvement Plan



Phone 515-281-4791


Email jeff.berckes@dnr.iowa.gov
Website http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater.aspx


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

Authority 1: Iowa Code 466
Date Effective 2000
Date Enacted 2000


Authority 2: 161C.7
Date Effective 2004
Date Enacted 2003
















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