Nutrient Reduction Strategy http://iowapublicradio.org en Urban Wetlands Play a Part in Improving Iowa Water Quality http://iowapublicradio.org/post/urban-wetlands-play-part-improving-iowa-water-quality <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Iowa homeowners and municipalities can use urban wetlands to capture nutrients that pollute state waterways and improve water quality. <a href="http://www.iowapolicyproject.org/2013Research/131030-Wetlands.pdf">That’s according to a new report out Wednesday. </a>But researchers say it would only be a small part of improving the state’s water quality.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:15:00 +0000 Clay Masters 31370 at http://iowapublicradio.org Urban Wetlands Play a Part in Improving Iowa Water Quality Regulating Iowa's Water Quality [Talk of Iowa] http://iowapublicradio.org/post/regulating-iowas-water-quality-talk-iowa <p>The Gulf of Mexico is the largest hypoxic zone currently affecting the United States. Today on Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe hosts a discussion on water quality in Iowa and the connection our state has with the Gulf. We take a look at Iowa's Nutrient Reduction Strategy as a conservation plan.</p><p>Today's guests include: Iowa Public Radio reporter Clay Masters, Bill Stowe, the CEO and General Manager of Des Moines Water Works, Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, and John Lawrence, the Associate Dean in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:19:29 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 28200 at http://iowapublicradio.org Regulating Iowa's Water Quality [Talk of Iowa] Farmers, Policymakers Debate Water Quality Regulation http://iowapublicradio.org/post/farmers-policymakers-debate-water-quality-regulation <p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Clay Masters 28127 at http://iowapublicradio.org Farmers, Policymakers Debate Water Quality Regulation