Initiative on Improving Our Watershed Attributes (I in IOWA) (Iowa)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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|
|Program Administrator||Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and Department of Natural Resources|
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.
|Contact Name||Jeff Berckes|
|Department||Iowa Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Water Quality Improvement Plan|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Iowa Code 466|