April 2021 Virtual Forum

The City of Dyersville, home of Field of Dreams movie site, is leading efforts to improve the water quality of its streams while providing economic development opportunities. The vision plan unites public, rural and downtown private partners with the mantra “If you clean the water, they will come”! The confluence of funding for water quality practices,

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Soil and Water Outcomes Fund

Did you know… The Soil and Water Outcomes Fund provides financial incentives directly to farmers who transition to on-farm conservation practices that yield positive environmental outcomes like carbon sequestration and water quality improvement. They provide new market opportunities and revenue streams for farmers by selling these environmental outcomes to the public and private beneficiaries that

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Free WQ Monitoring and Technical Guidance from PSCW!

Thanks to the generosity of the Iowa Corn Growers Association, PSCW has an extra supply of nitrate/nitrite test strips. We are offering these test strips to citizens and businesses of Scott County in two ways: a) A PSCW representative can come to your property and conduct a one-time free water quality assessment using the nitrate/nitrite strips

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Mississippi River cities join project to map plastic litter

Cities along the Mississippi River will take part in a global system to determine where plastic pollution comes from and how it ends up in waterways Cities along the Mississippi River will take part in a global system to determine where plastic pollution comes from and how it ends up in waterways as a first step toward solving the problem,

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Register now for the Spring Snapshot!

Register now for the Spring Snapshot Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Event! This is your opportunity to become a citizen scientist for the day and gather important data about the health of Scott County’s watersheds. The valuable data gathered by volunteers will assist PSCW in raising funds for water quality improvement projects in the county. No experience

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Women Caring for the Land Free Webinar

Women who own or manage farmland, especially those in the eastern Iowa Indian Creek Watershed, are invited to participate in a free, on-line conservation meeting focused on soil health on March 3rd from 9:00-11:00 a.m. CT. This meeting is part of Women Caring for the Land, a program coordinated by the Women, Food & Agriculture Network, and is co-sponsored

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Fertilizer Application and Watershed Health Webinar

Jake Vossenkemper, Agronomy Lead with Twin State, Inc./Liqui-Grow will present “Agronomic Measurement Factors for Preserving Water Quality in Corn-Soybean Cropping Systems in the U.S. Midwest.” Conservations practices in agriculture are more relevant today than they ever have been in human history. Join this webinar to learn about practical management factors that farmers can employ to

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New Lake Level Partner

Thank you to Continental Cement for becoming a Lake Level Partner of PSCW! Your generous donation will help us continue to monitor the health of Scott County’s watersheds and keep our programs going!