Groundwater Protection Act (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Groundwater Protection Act (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Commissioner of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is required to determine a general groundwater protection strategy and groundwater quality standards for the state, to be approved by the Iowa General Assembly. Chapter 455E contains more specific policies and state program goals relating to groundwater protection.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Shelli Grapp
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Water Quality Bureau

Phone 515-281-4582
Fax 515-725-0348

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

Authority 1: Iowa Code 455E