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Approval granted for five-acre wetland in Iowa to denitrify runoff

October 28, 2019
By The Perry News


The Dallas County board of supervisors gave provisional approval last month to a plan by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Agribusiness Program to construct a five-acre wetland on county farmland rented by DMACC and used as a teaching farm.

The 5.29-acre wetland would denitrify drainage tile runoff from a watershed of about 261 acres. | READ MORE