NEWS
Ag's Draining Water Fight - 1
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jul 13, 2015 09:51 AM CDT

ROCKWELL CITY, Iowa (DTN) -- Iowa farmers and ag groups would much rather work things out with leaders at Des Moines Water Works over a beer and lock details in with a handshake.

Instead, the water utility's legal action, which seeks to regulate nutrient runoff from farms, likely will take years to resolve and has more farmers willing to dust off their boxing gloves.

The utility's board of directors moved in March to file a federal lawsuit against 10 drainage districts in Buena Vista, Calhoun and Sac counties, all of which are northwest of Des Moines and part of the ...

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