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Des Moines Metropolitan
Wastewater Reclamation Authority
3000 Vandalia Road
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-323-8000

Land Application

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The treatment plant currently produces 52,000 tons of residual solids that are applied to Iowa farms each year. These treated solids must meet stringent state and federal regulations and are applied under strict guidelines. These solids are an excellent soil conditioner and recycle an important natural resource. This program saves our landfills by extending their life for other non-recyclable material.