Des Moines Water Works Litigation Resources

Major Pleadings and Orders:


March 16, 2015: Complaint

Attachment 1: 1513756-1--20138.pdf

Attachment 2: 1513756-2--23839.pdf

Attachment 3: 1513756-3--24074.pdf

Attachment 4: 1513756-4--23281.pdf

May 22, 2015: Amended Answer

September 24, 2015: Memo in Support of Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

October 19, 2015: Memo in Resistance to Motion for Summary Judgment

January 11, 2016: Order Certifying Questions to Iowa Supreme Court

January 20, 2016: Order on Motion to Stay 

April 1, 2016: Motion for Partial Summary Judgment on Counts I and II (Brief in Support)

April 25, 2016: Order Continuing Trial

May 5, 2016: Brief in Resistance to Motion for Partial Summary Judgment on Counts I and II.

May 12, 2016: Order Resetting Trial for June 26, 2017

May 31, 2016: Drainage Districts' Reply to DMWW's Resistance to Summary Judgment Brief

July 15, 2016: Iowa Supreme Court has set oral argument for 9/14/2016 at 9:00 a.m.

Articles and Blogposts:

April 5, 2016 Drainage Districts Seek Summary Judgment on DMWW's NPDES Claims

January 29, 2016 Des Moines Water Works Lawsuit Gets More Complicated

January 12, 2016 DMWW Court Certifies Questions to Iowa Supreme Court

October 21, 2015  DMWW Asks Court to Save Tort and Constitutional Claims

October 2, 2015 Let the Motions Begin: Drainage Districts Seek Partial Summary Judgment

July 24, 2015 From Annapolis to Des Moines, Water Quality Remains the Focus This Summer

March 19, 2015  Des Moines Board of Water Works Trustees Files Lawsuit

March 16, 2015  Des Moines Board of Water Works Files Complaint

March 10, 2015 Des Moines Water Works Trustees Vote to Sue Three Iowa Counties

January 15, 2015  Do the Des Moines Water Works Claims Hold Water?


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