Pattison Sand & Mining in Clayton, Iowa, has applied and been denied three times by the Department of Natural Resources for a permit to drill for water from the Jordan aquifer, a source of drinking water for 500,000 Iowans. It intends to sell this water to western states.

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Now it is trying to circumvent this decision through an administrative judge and Governor Reynolds. Please contact Governor Reynolds and tell her that Iowa water should be reserved for Iowans.