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Anton Krueger (right) holds one of the back-wearing mussels, plucked from the laboratory microhabitat. From left, the team includes Craig just, Jim Niemeier, Jon Durst, and Hannah Taylor.

Mussel Obsession

Posted on July 30th, 2013

IIHR’s Anton Kruger (right) has been named a new Donald E. Bently Faculty Fellow in Engineering, in recognition of his innovative research and dedication to students. Read about Kruger’s project using river mussels as water-quality sensors.

Project AWARE is a canoe-based river clean-up sponsored by the Iowa DNR.

Paradise with a Paddle

Posted on June 25th, 2013

Project AWARE moves to a different Iowa watershed for one week each July, bringing hundreds of canoe-based volunteers to clean up the stuff that shouldn’t be there.

Swallows feast on plentiful insects, thanks to floodwaters in Eastern Iowa.

Protecting Campus: A Slideshow

Posted on June 4th, 2013

Set on the banks of the Iowa River, IIHR finds itself with a front row seat to watch Iowa’s most recent flood event. (Photos by Aneta Goska)

Four watersheds were chosen for the Iowa Watersheds Project.

Innovative Watershed Management

Posted on April 17th, 2013

The Iowa Watersheds Project has selected four watersheds for a study of how innovative management practices can make a difference.

Bradley Honored for Teaching Excellence

Posted on October 31st, 2012

IIHR Research Engineer A. Allen Bradley has been chosen to receive the 2012 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of outstanding teaching.

IIHR Recently Offered Study-Abroad Course

Posted on August 31st, 2012

IIHR recently offered a new study-abroad course to India.

Sean Plenner

Undergraduate Research: Transformative and Fun

Posted on July 18th, 2012

Sean Plenner, part of IIHR’s “Team LiDAR,” has designed and built a simple, effective, and relatively inexpensive laser instrument to measure river sediment deposition and scour patterns.

IIHR Hosts Shallow Flows Conference

Posted on June 11th, 2012

Researchers from around the world traveled to Iowa City recently for the International Symposium on Shallow Flows, hosted by IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering.

Volunteers pose with the impressive pile of trash they picked up along the Iowa River on Saturday, June 2.

Cleaning Up

Posted on June 4th, 2012

Volunteers picked up more than 1,000 pounds of refuse along the Iowa River on Saturday, June 2.

IIHR's four faculty affiliates from the water sustainability cluster hire.

Water Sustainability Faculty Cluster

Posted on February 28th, 2012

The University of Iowa’s cluster hire in water sustainability is designed to address one complex issue that affects every man, woman, and child on the planet: access to clean water. Four IIHR affiliates are part of the cluster.

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