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News Releases

News releases issued by Des Moines Water Works. For more information, please contact DMWW’s communications specialist at 515.283.8705.

Article Post Date
Des Moines Water Works Addresses Irresponsible Water Quality Legislation 1/23/2018
Des Moines Water Works Becomes First U.S. Water Treatment Facility Certified for ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance Program 1/16/2018
Des Moines Water Works Addresses 2018 Legislative Water Quality Approach 1/10/2018
Central Iowa Water Production Regionalization Gains Momentum as Formal Process Begins 9/11/2017
Purple Martin Lake Water Resource Area opens for public use 8/24/2017
Board of Water Works Trustees Receive and File $178 Million Five Year Capital Improvement Plan 6/29/2017
Des Moines Water Works Will Move to Resolve Federal Clean Water Case Without Appeal 4/11/2017
Federal District Court Rules Against Des Moines Water Works; State Legislature Should Address Drainage District Pollution 3/17/2017
Central Iowans Rate Their Water Quality 'Excellent' and Oppose HF 484/SF 456 3/14/2017
Des Moines Water Works Responds to Iowa Supreme Court; Federal Permit Lawsuit Continues 1/27/2017
Board of Water Works Trustees Amends Legal Budget for Clean Water Trial 5/24/2016
Des Moines Water Works Federal Clean Water Trial Rescheduled 5/13/2016
Des Moines Water Works Files Brief Objecting to Defendants Claim of No Responsibility for Pollution 5/5/2016
Des Moines Water Works Starts its Nitrate Removal Facility 4/28/2016
On Earth Day, Des Moines Water Works Reflects on Resources Spent to Manage Agrotoxins in Source Waters 4/22/2016
Board of Water Works Trustees Receive and File $241 Million Five Year Capital Improvement Plan 2/24/2016
Des Moines Water Works’ 2015 Denitrification Record 1/4/2016
Des Moines Water Works Restarts its Nitrate Removal Facility – 149 Days and Counting in 2015 11/21/2015
Des Moines Water Works Welcomes Jennifer Terry as Environmental Advocacy Leader 10/5/2015
Des Moines Water Works Ratepayers Face over $1.5 Million for 2014 and 2015 Denitrification Operational Costs 7/27/2015

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