These standards were initially proposed in January 2010 [click here for more information]
The standards will apply to 127 lakes in Iowa that have a maintained beach, appear on the list of Significant Public Owned Lakes or have a mean depth of more than 3 meters (9.9 feet).
A series of public meetings to gather input from citizens regarding proposed criteria are scheduled throughout the state between March 23 and 31. Written suggestions or comments on the proposed amendments are being accepted through May 15, 2011.
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