How Are Nitrates Metered in Des Moines?

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Des Moines Water Works has a public website with a nitrate meter.  You can go to this often and see the daily flucutations of the nitrates in the Des Moines, Iowa area water system.  If you recall a previous blog on nitrates in your water, you will see why it is so important to meter those levels.  It is very interesting to see the nitrate levels fluctuate at the website.

Here is the website you will find the nitrate meter at the water quality data link, then follow the directions:

You can obtain the nitrate reading by going to the USGS website, check the nitrate box, then hit go.

If you have any questions, please reply to the blog & we will get whatever information you may be needing.

Until next time at ‘The Water Blog’!!!