Iowa DNR
Iowa DNR Fish Kill Database

Fish Kill Event - Wapsipinicon River

Independence

Event ID
1015
Date of Kill
7/26/2021
Waterbody Type
River/Stream
Cause Origin
Unknown
Cause
Unknown
Mode
N/A
Magnitude
1 (1 - 100 fish killed)
Estimated Fish Killed
73
Kill Length
0.50 miles
Valuation
$1,040.00
County
Buchanan
ESD Field Office
FO 1
Fisheries Office
Manchester Trout Hatchery
LongDD
-91.95434
LatDD
42.49568
Created Date
8/9/2021 1:27:42 PM
Last Update
8/9/2021 1:27:42 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

Unknown cause. Possible causes include aerial pesticide drift given small area impacted or drift from nearby backwaters that killed due to natural summer hypoxia. Fish about one week old at time of assessment. Resident first noticed dead fish on July 29, 2021.