Board of Water Works Trustees of the City of Des Moines v. Sac County Board of Supervisors

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20017
No(s). 16-0076 (Iowa Jan 27, 2017)

The Iowa Supreme Court held that a city utility cannot sue upstream drainage districts over excess nitrate pollution in the utility's water source. The utility attempted to sue entities that drain wetlands so they can be turned into productive farmland for monetary damages, claiming agricultural run...