Plan to Improve Iowa Water Quality Moves to Senate

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- A move to improve Iowa's water quality is now in the hands of state senators.

On Monday, the House approved a $477 million plan to pull money from the state infrastructure fund and taxes on water bills over the next 13 years.

However, opponents say that's not nearly enough.

Originally, Governor Branstad wanted to divert money from education and spend it on water quality projects.

Lawmakers must act quickly as the session is set to adjourn next Tuesday.