City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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IA American Water Awards Grant to Bettendorf

POSTED: SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Iowa American Water announced that the City of Bettendorf is one of four recipients to receive funding through the company’s Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will share grant funds totaling $8,200 for community projects that improve, restore, or protect watersheds.

The City of Bettendorf was awarded $4,000 for its water quality initiatives for installing floating ponds at the Hopewell Detention pond located at the intersection of Hopewell Avenue and Middle Road. These floating islands work above and below the water line to improve water quality that absorbing increased levels of nutrients and create a wildlife habitat.

Today city staff received the check from representatives from the Iowa American Water Company.