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Iowa DNR identifies black water in Greene County as hog manure

August 28, 2023  by Coltrane Carlson | Today's Daily News

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is continuing its investigation but has identified the black substance in a tributary to the North Raccoon River in Greene County.

According to the DNR, they were notified this past Monday morning about discolored water in one of the tributaries that feeds into the North Raccoon River two miles east of Cooper in Greene County. DNR officials have identified the black water as hog manure. The report shows that the manure is no longer actively flowing, an unknown amount of manure is still pooling in numerous areas of the tributary that is part of Drainage District tile 37B. | READ MORE


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