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A field tile dumps into Clear Creek in Iowa.

IIHR Among Recipients of $1M Water-Quality Grant

Posted on August 14th, 2018

Researchers will gather water quality information from Upper Mississippi River basin states.

Five-story red brick building, Stanley Hydraulics Lab, set on the banks of the Iowa River in Iowa City.

Iowa Dives Into the Future of Water Research

Posted on June 25th, 2018

Building on decades of hydroscience research, IIHR at the University of Iowa enters a new era of activity aimed at solving Earth’s biggest environmental issues.

A big group of people poses with an impressive pile of trash.

Cleaning Up IIHR’s Backyard, the Iowa River

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

Almost 100 participants turned out for the Earth Day Weekend River Clean-Up along the Iowa River in Iowa City.

Photo of Gabriele Villarini smiling.

Villarini Named Next Director of IIHR

Posted on February 23rd, 2018

IIHR alumnus Gabriele Villarini has been appointed to lead IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering as its next director.

YouTube screen grab of James Buchholz.

Research Summaries in 90 Seconds or Less!

Posted on September 15th, 2017

Four members of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering’s research staff participated in the Communicating Ideas Workshop and recorded short video clips explaining their research.

Paul Liu stands next to a model of Scorpy.

Delving Deep: Fossils from Iowa’s Ancient Sea

Posted on April 25th, 2017

This year, visitors to the University of Iowa’s Mobile Museum will get a glimpse of Iowa history that might look like something from a horror movie — a six-foot giant sea scorpion!

IIHR's Andres Martinez (center) adjusts a sensor measuring airborne PCBs near the New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts.

New Bedford Harbor a Source of Airborne PCBs

Posted on March 14th, 2017

IIHR researchers are part of a team studying airborne PCBs near New Bedford Harbor, Mass.

The vortex dropshaft is one strategy to help remove air from the water flow through the sewer.

IIHR Models Sewer System for St. Louis

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

Some of the world’s largest cities have turned to IIHR for expertise in modeling and design of sewer and stormwater conveyance systems, including London, Abu Dhabi, and now St. Louis.

A volunteer pulls a tire out of the Iowa River.

River Clean-ups: An IIHR Service Tradition

Posted on July 29th, 2015

IIHR faculty, staff, and students continue to participate in river clean-ups like Project AWARE, which celebrated its 13th year this July on the Wapsipinicon River.

Modernizing London’s Sewers

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

As rain pours down onto a London street, umbrellas pop open and pedestrians scatter. Small fast-moving rivers race down the street, eventually flowing into sewers beneath the city. The storm runoff quickly overtaxes the Victorian-era combined sewer system, parts of which are the “lost rivers of London” that were covered over as the city grew. […]

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