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URGENT NOTICES: Library and Aquatic Center Closed Monday Night Due to Power Outage

CLIVE, Iowa – The Clive Public Library and Aquatic Center will be closing at 5:00pm today due to a power outage.

At Approximately 2:30pm power was lost to the Clive Public Library and Aquatic Center.  This outage is affecting an area along the NW 114th Street corridor in Clive.  Mid-American Energy Officials are currently working on the issue and hope to have the power restored shortly.

The Library and Aquatic Center will reopen on Tuesday morning, July 22, at its regularly scheduled time.

 

 

Walnut Creek Watershed

Walnut Creek and its tributaries traverse 97 miles and drain 52,643 acres in Dallas and Polk Counties. Sixty percent of the watershed is rural/agriculture and forty percent is urban. This figure is changing rapidly.

The watershed includes the communities of Clive, Dallas Center, Des Moines, Grimes, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, and Windsor Heights.

Walnut Creek Watershed is one of the most critical watersheds in Iowa. The Des Moines Water Works intake valve is located one mile downstream from where Walnut Creek empties into the Raccoon River. Consequently, this watershed is a source of drinking water for 350,000 residents in Polk and Dallas Counties. 

Walnut Creek watershed
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