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IA dairy farm manure spill causes fish kill


September 15, 2014, Maurice, IA — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is investigating a fish kill affecting approximately five miles of water in Sioux County creek.

The DNR was recently informed of a manure spill that ran down a grassed waterway into the Orange City Slough Creek.

The DNR said the wrong switch was pulled at a dairy farm east of Maurice causing a pump that moves manure from one lagoon to another to turn on. This caused a second lagoon to overflow. READ MORE


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