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Helmer Creek IA 01-WPS-1948

mouth (T85N R04W Sec30) to headwaters (T86N R04W Sec31 NE) Jones Co.

Assessments
Cycle
IR Category
3
3
3
3
Legacy Assessments
2014
2012
2010
2008
2006
Details
Type
River
Segment ID
1948
Segment Size
7.69 Miles
HUC8
07080102
Legacy ADBCode
IA 01-WPS-0115_0
Designated Uses
  • Class A1 P
  • Class BWW1 P
Segment Memos 1 memos
Prior to the 2008 IR cycle, this segment was classified only for general uses. Due to changes in Iowa’s surface water classification approved by U.S. EPA in 2008, this segment now has presumptive Class A1 primary contact recreation and Class BWW1 warmwater aquatic life designated uses. According to the Iowa Water Quality Standards, all perennial streams and all intermittent streams with perennial pools that are not specifically listed in the Iowa surface water classification are designated as Class A1 and Class BWW1 waters.
6/16/2020
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