IPCW Reacts to DMWW¹s $15m Infrastructure Investment

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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January 27, 2017

IPCW board member statement regarding the Iowa Supreme Court decision

Statement from IPCW board member, Chris Hensley, regarding Iowa Supreme Court decision: “Iowa Partnership for Clean Water supports the decision of the Iowa Supreme Court to dismiss a number of counts in the Des Moines Water Works’ lawsuit against Sac, Calhoun, and Buena Vista counties. As we have stated previously, Iowa law clearly stipulates that
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December 22, 2016

IOWA PARTNERSHIP FOR CLEAN WATER RELEASES WHITE PAPER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IOWA PARTNERSHIP FOR CLEAN WATER RELEASES WHITE PAPER THREE KEY QUESTIONS DECISION MAKERS MUST ASK THAT IMPACT DES MOINES WATER WORKS RATEPAYERS December 22, 2016 (Des Moines) – Today, Iowa Partnership for Clean Water (IPCW) released a white paper analyzing the factors driving the need for expansion of the Des Moines Water
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May 25, 2016

IOWA PARTNERSHIP FOR CLEAN WATER RESPONDS TO DES MOINES WATER WORKS’ DECISION TO DIRECT AN ADDITIONAL $650,000 TO LAWSUIT

Ratepayers will bear the expense of focus on divisive tactics over infrastructure improvements. DES MOINES, Iowa, May 25, 2016 – Iowa Partnership for Clean Water (IPCW) is disappointed by Des Moines Water Works’ decision to direct additional funds toward its ongoing crusade against Iowa farmers. The utility has once again chosen to prioritize its own
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April 27, 2016

IOWA PARTNERSHIP FOR CLEAN WATER PRAISES EFFORTS TO INCREASE COMMUNITY REPRESENTATION AND VOICE ON WATER UTILITY BOARD

Bill Would Require Representation from Communities Served by Des Moines Water Works DES MOINES, Iowa, April 27, 2016 – Iowa Partnership for Clean Water (IPCW) is encouraged by movement from the Iowa House of Representatives to ensure representation on the water utility board for all communities served by the Des Moines Water Works (DMWW). The
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