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Iowa DNR investigating manure spill in Carroll County


December 8, 2017
By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

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December 8, 2017, Willey, IA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently received a report from a manure applicator that a manure tanker tipped over near a ditch near Willey, Iowa, in Carroll County.

DNR staff investigated the incident and it was observed that manure spilled on the road. Some manure reached the Willey Branch. ​Berms were quickly ​constructed to stop the flow in the ditch and equipment was used to clean up the remaining manure on the road. The amount of manure spilled is unknown. Water samples were collected and submitted for analysis.

The investigation is ongoing and further enforcement may be considered. ​​