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Aerial shot of Morgan Creek Oxbow.

Oxbow Restorations Benefit Habitat, Ecosystem

Posted on June 9th, 2017

Oxbow restorations provide wildlife habitat for creatures that like these quiet backwaters, and they also process nutrients. And they’re surprisingly affordable.

Campus Flooding

Posted on July 18th, 2014

Although floodwaters are beginning to recede on the University of Iowa campus, the river is still running high. IIHR photographer Frank A. Weirich took these photos in Iowa City last week.

Floyd Nagler, IIHR’s First Director

Posted on November 12th, 2013

by Cornelia F. Mutel Floyd Nagler, IIHR’s founding director, focused his entire life on making a difference. One could see it in his tending of his large vegetable garden (he felt fresh foods were crucial to his family’s health). And in how he took over the pulpit when his minister traveled elsewhere (he wanted to […]

IIHR Director Larry Weber (right) leads the Iowa Watersheds Project, which is focused on how farm ponds and other constructed improvements can make a difference in reducing flood damage. Team members include: (l to r) Chad Drake, Sara Steussy, Nick Thomas, Marian Muste, Matt Wunsch, and Will Klingner.

A Watershed Moment

Posted on August 19th, 2013

Larry Weber says he wanted to make sure the Iowa Watersheds Project included funding to build improvements in the watersheds that could make a measurable difference.

Water-Quality Data

Posted on February 11th, 2013

Links to Nitrate Data: (1)   Iowa River near Iowa City, Iowa (2)   Clear Creek at Coralville, Iowa (3)   Clear Creek near Oxford, Iowa (4)   Clear Creek near Homestead, Iowa (5)   English River near Kalona, Iowa (6)   Iowa River near Lone Tree, Iowa (7)   Cedar River near Conesville, Iowa (16) Mississippi River Pool 16 near Muscatine, […]

Iowa Flood Center Director Witold Krajewski.

State Renews IFC Funding at $1.3 Million

Posted on August 2nd, 2011

The state has appropriated $1.3 million to the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa to support the center’s fiscal year 2012 operations.The continued funding of the two-year-old center is essential to support the IFC’s continuing contributions to flood preparedness in Iowa, says IFC Director Witold Krajewski.

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