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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.

IIHR students help out on-campus sandbagging efforts.

Flood 2013: IIHR Updates

Posted on May 31st, 2013

IIHR has a front-row seat for the ongoing flood of the Iowa River. With this entry, we begin a blog of IIHR’s flood-related actions and activities.

IIHR staff and students are treated to an up-close view of these magnificent birds frequently during the coldest months of the year.

IIHR Welcomes Winter Visitors

Posted on March 1st, 2013

One of the rewards of winter is the frequent sight of bald eagles who are drawn to the open water on the Iowa River near IIHR. Photos by Radek and Aneta Goska.

Winter Visitors to IIHR

Posted on January 3rd, 2013

In the coldest months of the year, many birds gather near the Burlington Street bridge, just north of the Stanley Hydraulic Lab, to take advantage of open water at the dam. Perhaps the most magnificent of these birds are the bald eagles, which are frequently sighted along the Iowa River. IIHR staff members Radek and […]

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.

Partnerships for Iowa Watersheds

Posted on March 6th, 2012

We all need and use water. This fact underlines the urgent need to understand and balance our many and varied water needs in a sustainable way. A new project in the Iowa-Cedar Rivers Basin will do just that by promoting collaborative partnerships among stakeholders in the basin. In 2009, the Iowa-Cedar Rivers Basin was named […]

A preliminary floodplain map of Kalona, Iowa, (not yet approved by FEMA) prepared by research engineers and students at the Iowa Flood Center.

Iowa Floodplain Mapping Project

Posted on January 19th, 2012

Iowa Flood Center (IFC) researchers are about 1½ years into a four-year project that will provide floodplain maps for most of Iowa, funded with $10 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Stanley Hydraulics Lab Photo Gallery

Posted on February 3rd, 2011

Click on any image below to take a tour in photographs of the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory. (Photos by Aneta Goska and Jim Heemstra)  

IIHR Advisory Board

Posted on June 8th, 2010

The IIHR Advisory Board affords a medium through which the IIHR director and staff can obtain advice and counsel concerning their programs and plans, both short- and long-term, from interested persons in touch with the world of engineering education, research, and practice. The board provides a select audience for reports of IIHR’s activities and accomplishments, and helps […]

Stanley Hydraulics Lab

Posted on June 1st, 2010

Size: 28,000 ft2 Location: 300 S. Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map Floor Plan Photo Gallery The C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (SHL) is IIHR’s flagship facility and its intellectual and administrative hub. Located on the University of Iowa’s central campus, many IIHR researchers, staff members, visiting researchers, and students have offices […]

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