Underground Facilities Information (Iowa)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Underground Facilities Information (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, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Utilities Division, Iowa Department of Commerce
Primary Website http://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/cool-ice/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=iowacode&input=480

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/index.html


This section applies to any excavation which may impact underground facilities, including those used for the conveyance of electricity or the transportation of hazardous liquids or natural gas. Excavation is prohibited unless notification takes place, as described in this chapter.

Policy Contact

Department Iowa Utilities Board

Address 1375 E. Court Avenue
Address 2 Room 69
Place Des Moines, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 50319-0069
Phone 515-725-7300

Fax 515-725-7399
Email iub@iub.iowa.gov
Website http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/index.html

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

Authority 1: Iowa Code 480
Date Effective 1992
Date Enacted 1987