Water Works To Sue Neighboring Counties

Des Moines Water Works will file a lawsuit against three counties over high nitrate levels in local waterways.
Water Works To Sue Neighboring Counties
The last straw? Des Moines Water Works board of trustees voted to sue Calhoun, Buena Vista and Sac Counties over the rising level of nitrates found in Iowa waterways.

Des Moines Water Works in Des Moines, Iowa — alarmed by rising nitrate levels in the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers — voted to sue three of its neighboring counties.

According to an Associated Press article, it could be one of the first lawsuits of its kind in the U.S. filed by...

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