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Ribbon cutting for new Ankeny stormwater wetland designed to protect water quality

Ribbon cutting for new Ankeny stormwater wetland designed to protect water quality

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will join Ankeny city officials and the Fourmile Creek Water Management Authority chair for a ribbon cutting for a new storm water wetland, built to manage and clean urban stormwater prior to entry into Fourmile Creek.

The event will take place on Mon., April 29 at 2 p.m. on the east side of Fourmile Creek (north side of 36th St. in Ankeny). Parking will be available at the Outdoor Education Center. 

Reynolds will also sign a proclamation declaring April 29 to May 6, 2018 as Iowa Soil and Water Conservation week.

This year’s theme for Soil and Water Conservation week is “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home.” More information about the activities that will be held during Soil and Water Conservation Week in Iowa can be found at www.iowaagriculture.gov/conservationweek.asp.  



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