IA DNR to hold a meeting in Atlantic Tuesday evening, re: H20 quality standards

Ag/Outdoor, News

November 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic is one of three cities to host public meetings across the state in the next three weeks, to gather input on proposed water quality standards designated use changes for a fourth batch of select rivers and streams. The meetings, which are hosted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), are being held to gather input on changes designed to help protect aquatic life and recreational uses. The meeting in Atlantic will take place from 3-to 6-p.m. Tue., Nov. 13th, at the historic Rock Island Depot at 102 Chestnut Street.

Those not able to attend the meetings may submit written comments or questions through Dec. 10 to: Rochelle Cardinale, DNR, 502 East Ninth St., Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0034; by fax to 515-281-8895; or by email to rochelle.cardinale@dnr.iowa.gov.

For a list of stream designations being revised in the water quality standards, please refer to the list posted at: www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/WaterQualityStandards/DesignatedUses/UseAssessments.aspx