Iowa DNR
Iowa DNR Fish Kill Database

Fish Kill Event - Drainage Ditch 177

St. Benedict

Event ID
1012
Date of Kill
5/1/2020
Waterbody Type
River/Stream
Cause Origin
Unknown
Cause
Unknown - Anthropogenic Suspected
Mode
N/A
Magnitude
3 (1001 - 5000 fish killed)
Estimated Fish Killed
1,314
Kill Length
1.30 miles
Valuation
$359.76
Investigation Expenses
$197.85
County
Kossuth
ESD Field Office
FO 2
Fisheries Office
Clear Lake Station
LongDD
-94.08304
LatDD
43.03946
Created Date
5/5/2021 8:16:42 AM
Last Update
8/25/2021 2:46:33 PM
For more information about this fish kill event, contact the Field Office or Fisheries Office listed above.
Impacted Assessment Segments
Lat/Long uses WGS84 datum
Onsite Comments

Likely ag fertilizer from a tank truck roll over, but could not prove it to be the source.

FISH KILLED

Species

Size of Fish

Number Killed

Minnows, shiners, chubs, dace

0-6

1028

Suckers

0-12

123

Stonerollers

0-6

163