Iowa Partnership for Clean Water responds to Des Moines Water Works’ lawsuit and rate increases

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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February 16, 2016

IDALS opens nomination for Conservation Farmer of the Year

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has opened nominations for the Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year Award. The statewide award goes to a farmer who makes outstanding contributions to soil conservation and water quality. The award is co-sponsored by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. The winner gets the free use of a
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February 12, 2016

USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Awards $9.5 Million for Midwest Agriculture Water Quality Partnership

Project will leverage $4.75 million in state funding and $33 million from the private sector to expand water quality efforts DES MOINES –Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Sean McMahon, Executive Director of Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA), today said that the USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) has awarded $9.5 million to the
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