|Location||City, Country & Regions||Interests|
|Countries:||United States of America|
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Includes tags from the project and its locations.
|Stormwater Management and Flood Control|
Communications & outreach
Monitoring & evaluation
Research & analysis
NGO / Civil Society
|Project Type:||Collective Action|
|Start & End Dates:||Jun. 2013 » Ongoing|
The Iowa Water Quality Initiative (WQI) began in 2013 by the Iowa Legislature to begin implementation efforts of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy (NRS). The Iowa WQI is taking a multi-faceted approach to deliver programming to advance the Iowa NRS into the implementation phase: -Targeted demonstration watershed projects that leverage local investments to showcase practices and technologies that reduce nutrient losses. -Statewide practice funding to deliver new and...
Currently are 16 WQI Targeted Watershed Projects distributed within 9 designated priority HUC 8 watersheds. These projects are led by local Soil & Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) or other NGOs, partnering with local farmers/landowners, cooperatives, ag retailers, commodity groups, conservation organizations, etc. Statewide efforts have focused on delivering financial assistance to first time users of management practices (no-till, strip-till, cover crops, N inhibito...
Iowa WQI Coordinator
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