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Here’s how Iowa water systems will be impacted by the federal infrastructure bill

Nearly $110 million in federal money has been targeted to update water systems in Iowa. IPR’s Grant Gerlock discusses how the monies from the new infrastructure law will be used to update water systems in cities and towns. Then, Vanessa Miller of the Gazette talks about the $2 million discrimination judgments against the University of Iowa.

Later, you’ll meet consumer protection hero Randy Meier of Clinton and Iowa Falls farmer John Gilbert who was named sustainable farmer of the year by Niman Ranch.


  • Grant Gerlock, IPR central Iowa reporter
  • Vanessa Miller, higher education reporter, The Gazette
  • Randy Meier, director, seniors vs. crime at the Clinton Country Sheriff’s Office
  • John Gilbert, farmer who lives south of Iowa Falls
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Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River