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Watershed Projects in Iowa
Keeping land productive, water cleaner

Invitation from the Secretary
How watershed projects work
List of watershed projects
Locations of watershed projects (map)
Watershed Projects on Facebook
Featured Projects
Welcome back, mussels!
Sleep well tonight in Denison
Buffers to terraces in Mink Creek
Less sediment, nutrients in Bloody Run
Keeping cows, sediment out of the stream
More than 100 miles of terraces
High farmer interest in Buckeye Creek
Getting Farmers Creek off the list
Farmers, urbanites protect Catfish Creek
Iowa City is proud of its good water
Withholding sediment from the Fox River
Cut sediment, phosphorus in Kettle Creek
Potential for more trout in Elk Creek
Scenic landscape produces high runoff
Low impact subdivision in Loess Hills
Helping Clear Creek live up to its name
Protecting treasured trout in Sny Magill
Too much bacteria coming into the lake
Trout hatch in cleaner water
Farm, urban protection for Storm Lake
Cleaner water in the Iowa Great Lakes
Giving Lake Fisher a longer life
Total conservation farm in Nutting Creek
Set for blue ribbon fishing once again
Multiple benefits in Hacklebarney
A lake’s best neighbors
How much to trap a ton of sediment
Bigger, better pond at Pilot Grove
A safer high hazard dam at Indian Creek
More than meeting the project goals
Unlikely urban conservation demo
He moved his feedlot for better city water
Goodbye to flooded wells and basements
It’s all about infiltration in the city
Summaries of watershed projects in Iowa

Visit to see the Iowa Water Quality Initiative demonstration watershed projects

Check out the list of watershed project Facebook Pages to see current happenings in individual projects.

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