Skip to Content

All News and Pages Related to "Iowa River"

river-cleanup-dam

A Chilly River Clean-up

Posted on October 30th, 2015

Oct. 17 marked the fourth year that staff, students, and community members have joined hands to help keep Iowa City’s portion of the river beautiful.

Keeping the Iowa Beautiful: 2015 Riverwalk Clean-Up

Posted on October 8th, 2015

Help keep the Iowa River beautiful! Join other volunteers, students, faculty and staff for the Great Annual Riverwalk Clean-Up, Saturday, Oct. 17.

Brandon Barquist: Talking Shop

Posted on April 6th, 2015

by Shianne Gruss From maintaining golf courses to constructing water handling systems, water has always been a part of Brandon Barquist’s career. As an undergraduate at Iowa State University, Barquist spent his weekends setting up and tearing down for rock ‘n’ roll concerts, operas, sports events, and banquets at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium and Hilton Coliseum […]

IIHR Supports River Clean-Up

Posted on October 30th, 2014

More than 20 volunteers took part in the Great Annual Iowa River Clean-Up, held on Oct. 25.

The swollen Iowa River as it winds through the University of Iowa campus, July 2, 2014.

Iowa River Flooding, 2014

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

In 2014, Iowans have resources that didn’t exist in 2008. The Iowa Flood Center’s online tool, the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS), allows all Iowans to access information regarding real-time community-based flood conditions.

Sustainability at IIHR: Evolving with the Times

Posted on June 6th, 2014

by Cornelia F. Mutel Sustainability. The word, as commonly used, focuses on maintaining life and function today, without compromising the potential of future generations or ecosystems. But it’s a word with many meanings, a word that is typically defined by the focus of the speaker and his or her priorities. At IIHR, sustainability considers the […]

IIHR's Dan Ceynar served as a consultant on this children's book by Ellen Lawrence.

New Book Raises Awareness of Polluted Waterways

Posted on March 21st, 2014

IIHR’s Dan Ceynar acted as a consultant on a new children’s book by Ellen Lawrence, Poisoned Rivers and Lakes.

A beautiful view of the Iowa River on a perfect fall day.

River Clean-Up Nets 2.5 Tons of Trash

Posted on October 15th, 2013

Thanks to the efforts of 77 volunteers on Saturday, Oct. 12, the river is now free of about 2.5 tons of trash, including a riding lawnmower, numerous bicycles, tires, and more.

IIHR Engineer Dan Ceynar is a dedicated supporter of many river clean-up projects.

UI Groups Unite to Clean Up Iowa River

Posted on October 2nd, 2013

Volunteers are needed for an Iowa River Clean-Up project on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Iowa River Clean-Up 2014

Posted on September 10th, 2013

NEW DAY! Saturday, Oct. 25 What: An Opportunity for Volunteers to Make a Difference Where: On the Banks of the Iowa River in Iowa City Meet at University Water Plant parking lot, 208 West Burlington St., Iowa City (next to the UI Main Library parking lot) (Map) When: Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 9–11 a.m. Registration: […]

Site by Mark Root-Wiley of MRW Web Design