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Water Resources Management

Posted on April 30th, 2014

The Water Resources Management program of the Iowa Geological Survey evaluates the availability and sustainability of Iowa’s groundwater resources. Numerical methods and modeling are used extensively to try to predict and reduce future impacts and conflicts between water users. The long-term management of groundwater resources is essential to promote economic growth, and at the same […]

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Posted on April 10th, 2014

Surface to Subsurface Iowa’s groundwater supplies a natural water storage and distribution system that provides drinking water for more than 80 percent of Iowa’s population and helps to support Iowa’s important agricultural economy. Thousands of wells across the state provide access to these groundwater resources. Over the decades, well-drillers have collected more than 35,000 samples […]