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Friday, April 27, 2018

Dustin Vande Hoef       
515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell)

 
 

REYNOLDS, NAIG TO CUT RIBBON FOR NEW STORMWATER WETLAND DESIGNED TO PROTECT WATER QUALITY IN ANKENY ON MONDAY
Reynolds will also sign proclamation designating Apr. 29 – May 6 as Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Week

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will participate in a ribbon cutting for a new storm water wetland in Ankeny that was built to manage and clean urban stormwater prior to entry into Fourmile Creek.  Reynolds will also sign a proclamation declaring April 29 to May 6, 2018 as Iowa Soil and Water Conservation week.

This year’s theme for Soil and Water Conservation week is “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home.” More information about the activities that will be held during Soil and Water Conservation Week in Iowa can be found at www.iowaagriculture.gov/conservationweek.asp

The details of the visit follow here:

Who:               Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig
                        Ankeny city officials
                        Fourmile Creek WMA chair

Where:           Site located on the east side of Fourmile Creek on the north side of 36th Street in Ankeny. Parking available at the Outdoor Education Center, 610 NE 36th Street Ankeny

When:             2:00 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2018

What:             Ribbon cutting for a new storm water wetland built to manage and clean urban stormwater prior to entry into Fourmile Creek and proclamation signing for Iowa Soil and Water Conservation week.

 

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