The highest percentage of species declines occurred in the Des Moines River
, whereas the lowest percentage of species declines (i.e., only two species) occurred in the Maquoketa River.
Missouri River Energy is considering three other hydroelectric projects at existing dams -- one on the Des Moines River
north of Des Moines and two others on the Mississippi River at Dubuque and Davenport.
Starrett (1950) noted that three species of Notropis in the Des Moines River
, Iowa, took terrestrial invertebrates during floods.
The High Trestle Trail Bridge stands 13 stories high and spans 1/2 mile across the Des Moines River
between Madrid and Woodward, IA.
Flowing through the center of the downtown business district of Iowa's vibrant capital city is the Des Moines River
, a 525-mile-long tributary of the great Mississippi, and the longest river in the state.
In the Heart of the Mississippi and Des Moines River
Suspended over the fast-flowing Des Moines river
, Jason Oglesbee was lowered towards the unnamed 60year-old, who was floundering after her boat capsized.
She had fallen into the Des Moines river
in Iowa when the boat she was crewing with her husband capsized.
Late March into April the Des Moines River
, from Saylorville Reservoir down to Red Rock Reservoir, offers some of the state's finest walleye fishing just a short cast from downtown Des Moines.
Residents living within a flood zone in Des Moines, Iowa, were advised to evacuate on Friday due to fears that the Des Moines River
could breach the top of the levee.
The Ducks were forced to evacuate their hotel near the Des Moines River
as it threatened to overflow its banks.