Month: May 2017

May 27, 2017

IPCW Reacts to DMWW¹s $15m Infrastructure Investment

This week, officials at Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) announced a $15 million investment for additional treatment infrastructure, once more threatening rate hikes that the utility claims are solely due to nitrate content in source rivers. DMWW has contracted with CH2M, a consulting and engineering firm, to consult and execute the facility expansion. In 2016,

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May 26, 2017

Now is the time for a regional water solution

by Christine Hensley, Iowa View contributor Original Article With litigation behind us, Iowans have a real opportunity to address water quality, infrastructure and regional governance in a meaningful way. Previously, dialogue surrounding a regional water facility had been impeded, but now it appears that many stakeholders are interested in making headway. As regionalization discussions move forward, it’s

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