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IIHR Water-quality Monitoring Network

Posted on June 11th, 2015

Is water quality in Iowa an invisible problem? The risks to human health are significant and costly. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), high levels of nitrates in drinking water are especially dangerous for babies, pregnant women, and nursing mothers. Cities such as Des Moines are investing in expensive nitrate-removal systems to make […]

Llamas works with his curved spiral antenna design in the IIHR Wind Tunnel Annex.

Success among Friends

Posted on December 18th, 2014

IIHR research assistant Ruben LLamas helped design a curved spiral antenna for the multidisciplinary freshwater mussel research initiative at the University of Iowa.

Fieldwork

Posted on August 6th, 2014

IIHR Engineering Services (IES) technicians provide support for fieldwork at IIHR at varying levels, as required by the project. A recent water-quality testing project required installation of sensors at dozens of sites in creeks and streams around Iowa. IES staff supported the project from the beginning with advice on the physical structure and how it […]

New Wave of Stream-Stage Sensors Being Deployed

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Since the Iowa Flood Center’s pilot-program launched in 2010, the original number of stream-stage sensors installed on bridges across the state has more than tripled.

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