Group unites rural, urban Iowans on clean water issues

A new statewide organization, the Iowa Partnership for Clean Water (IPCW), was launched last week to broaden the understanding of farmers’ water quality efforts and to help balance the dialogue between the need for agriculture production in the state and meaningful water quality solutions.

The IPCW is designed to bring together rural and urban Iowans and to highlight the importance of voluntary and collaborative efforts to improve water quality such as Iowa’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy, the group’s directors said.

The partnership, which is supported by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, will rally supporters who believe that Iowa...

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