Walnut Creek Watershed Public Presentations

The Walnut Creek Watershed is one of the most quickly urbanizing watersheds in Iowa, encompassing 52,643 acres in Dallas and Polk County. About 60% of the watershed’s land area falls within the incorporated boundaries of Dallas Center, Clive, West Des Moines, Urbandale, Windsor Heights, Grimes and Waukee.  Here’s a recent news article .

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We’re teaming with Snyder & Associates, Des Moines MPO, and Polk County Soil and Water Conservation District to assist communities in understanding their issues and options where water quality is concerned. The comprehensive plan-in-progress by the Walnut Creek Watershed Management Authority addresses the environmental concerns related to improving water quality and reducing flooding in the 82-square-mile watershed.

To learn more attend a Public Presentation:
January 18: 7 p.m., Dallas County Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA Service Center, 1918 Green St., Adel.

January 26: 5:30 pm, Grimes City Council, City Hall, 101 NE Harvey St., Grimes
January 26: 5:30 p.m., West Des Moines City Council, City Hall, 4200 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines.

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