Blog For Tag "water quality"

  • Is a single water quality standard the right thing for Iowa?

    posted on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Some of our recent work is about water quality in Iowa lakes. Iowa has more than 200 lakes spread over diverse geographic areas. The Clean Water Act says that each state, including Iowa, must specify appropriate designated uses to be achieved and protected. The Iowa Department of...

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  • Examination of Water Quality in the Raccoon River Watershed, Iowa

    posted on Friday, May 4, 2012 We recently concluded a study (forthcoming in the Journal of Environmental Quality) on water quality modeling in the Raccoon River Watershed in Iowa. Intensive agricultural production is a predominant use of a significant portion of the land in the Raccoon River Watershed and is a primary driver...

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