Water Rights and Allocation, January 2010

(2010) Water Rights and Allocation, January 2010. Natural Resources, Department of

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Abstract

Iowa Department of Natural Resources commitment to improving the management of both the quantity and quality of water resources, a committee was formed to assess the current policies and practices regarding water rights and allocation, and to make recommendations that would assist the state in moving toward a sustainable future. Water allocation concerns have been raised again in the past few years as increases in the demand for water are projected due to ethanol production, geothermal heating-cooling, and potential irrigation expansion.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Water Rights, Water Allocation, DNR, Water Resources
Subjects: Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Water resources
Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Water quality
Natural resources and environment > Water resources > Water rights
ID Code: 21091
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 17 Dec 2015 16:28
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2015 16:28
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/21091