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August 6, 2019

Livestock-dense area Sioux County installs first bioreactor

Sioux County, which boasts the highest concentration of livestock in Iowa, installed its first bioreactor to help prevent excessive nitrate contribution from tile drainage water leaving crop fields.

ICC’s constructed wetland expected to hold a slew of benefits

A constructed wetland is being built on the Illinois Central College East Peoria campus to reduce nitrate runoff from farmland on campus. ICC could be the first known college to have all three: a demonstration farm, bioreactor and wetland, on the same drainage system.

Advanced Drainage Systems acquires Infiltrator Water Technologies for $1.08 billion

Pipe manufacturer ADS purchases Infiltrator, a long-standing customer and manufacturer of products for wastewater treatment systems, for $1.08 billion. ADS enters the on-site septic business during a time when more customers are turning to plastic instead of concrete for septic solutions.
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Summer school: Iowa Drainage School 2019

A 2016 survey of present and past participants showed the Iowa Drainage School has helped participants increase the scope of their work either with increase in clients, service area, hiring of employees, and/or with the purchase of additional equipment. The three-day school is back again and will be held from Aug. 20 to 22 at the Borlaug Learning Center in Nashua, IA. » Read more...

Iowa Drainage School

Aug. 20-22
Nashua, IA
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