The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is organizing a meeting in Cherokee, Iowa on Monday July 31, 2017 to discuss drought conditions that have been growing in Northwest Iowa.

Experts will provide information on the unique hydrogeologic setting of northwest Iowa; discuss current and projected weather conditions and outlooks, including a historical perspective; review current water use in the region; discuss available drought planning tools and information; and will discuss ag sector impacts. In addition to a series of short technical presentations, a panel of experts will be available for a question-and-answer session.

The meeting will begin at 12:30 pm on July 31 at Western Iowa Technical Community College, 200 Victory Drive, Cherokee, Iowa. No RSVP is required. Learn more here.