Protected Water Area System (Iowa)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Iowa|
|Name||Protected Water Area System (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 Natural Resources|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Current protected water areas are listed on the Iowa DNR website.|
The Natural Resource Commission maintains a state plan for the design and establishment of a protected water area system and those adjacent lands needed to protect the integrity of that system. A protected water area is defined as a river, lake, wetland, or other body of water permanently designated for special protection. Special management plans are established for each protected water area.
|Contact Name||Kim Rasler|
|Department||Iowa Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Natural Resource Commission|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Iowa Code 462B|