Soil Conservation Districts Law (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Soil Conservation Districts Law (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, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Soil and Water Conservation Division, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Opt-in: Local soil and water conservation districts ( can develop their own conservation plans.

Last Review 2014-07-18
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source


This legislation establishes a soil and water conservation division within the Iowa Department of Agriculture, as well as local soil and water conservation districts. The regulations accompanying the legislation call on the districts to develop their own soil and water conservation plans. The Soil and Water Conservation Division will also develop a state conservation plan to protect soil and water resources.

Policy Contact

Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Conservation
Address Wallace State Office Building
Address 2 502 East 9th Street
Place Des Moines, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 50319
Phone 515-281-5918


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

Authority 1: Iowa 455B.134

Authority 2: Iowa Rules 27.22