Destruction or Alteration of a Dam (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Destruction or Alteration of a Dam (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Environmental Protection Commission, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


Permission from the Environmental Protection Commission is required prior to the removal, destruction, or alteration that results in a lower water level of any existing dam.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Jon Garton
Department Iowa Department Natural Resources and Land Conservation
Division Dam Safety Program

Phone 515-281-6940


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 481A.15
Date Enacted 1986