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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.

Combining Flows at an Open Channel Junction

Posted on September 10th, 2012

Investigators: Larry J. Weber and Eric Shumate Research Objective The junction of two open channels is a common occurrence in many hydraulic structures ranging from waste water treatment facilities to fish passage conveyance structures. Currently, only limited data exists on the detailed flow conditions occurring at open channel junctions. This study focuses on detailed measurements […]

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.

Floodplain Mapping: Kalona, Iowa

Posted on February 28th, 2012

On June 15, 2010, the city of Kalona, Iowa, was soaked with more than two inches of rain in about an hour. Flash flooding from a nearby drainage ditch forced the evacuation of a mobile home park, where residents found themselves suddenly knee-deep in water. The floodwaters receded quickly, and, compared to other recent floods […]

Fish Passage

Posted on January 18th, 2011

IIHR Engineers Make Dams More Fish-Friendly The tricky part of designing a safe passage for fish through a major dam is learning to think like a fish. Getting fish safely past major hydroelectric dams has been an issue since the early 20th century. Engineers and biologists were initially surprised when the dams had a big […]

A record number of sockeye salmon passed through the Priest Rapids Project in 2010.

IIHR Awarded Contract for Fish Passage Research

Posted on May 7th, 2010

We’re pleased to announce that IIHR just received a five-year $15 million contract from Public Utility District No. 2 of Grand County.

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