Dr. Christopher Jones is a Research Engineer at the University of Iowa. He writes a blog that looks at water issues in Iowa. One of his posts, from March of 2019, Here, he calculates the 'human equivalents' of wastes produced by the livestock population of Iowa. It's a fascinating read! Click here!
The human and animal populations were divided up in Iowa's watersheds, and the following table produced that shows the breakdown, and then lists an appropriately-populated city for comparison.
|LWV Upper Mississippi River Region||