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Iowa Flood Center’s system update gives users estimated flood damage costs



‘We have a problem’: Flooding has slammed every Iowa county since 1988, some as many as 17 times

A big group of people poses with an impressive pile of trash.

Cleaning Up IIHR’s Backyard, the Iowa River

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

Almost 100 participants turned out for the Earth Day Weekend River Clean-Up along the Iowa River in Iowa City.



Iowa River Cleanup Draws Large Crowds to Beautify Riverbanks

A close-up photo of the hydrologic instruments deployed on a tripod.

Hydro Stations Provide Weather Data Farmers Need

Posted on April 22nd, 2018

The Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa is deploying new hydrologic stations that provide real-time weather information that farmers can use.



Some modern kitchen cupboards emit a chemical known to cause CANCER, shocking study reveals

A reporter from the Cedar Rapids Gazette tries out the AI goggles with help from

Demir to Receive ASFPM Outreach Award

Posted on April 13th, 2018

IIHR’s Ibrahim Demir will receive the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) National 2018 Outreach Award for his Flood Artificial Intelligence (AI) system.

Three men pose in front of a river. They are (left to right) Jacob Odgaard, Rex Elder, and Larry Weber.

In Memoriam: Rex Elder

Posted on April 3rd, 2018

IIHR lost a great friend and colleague when Rex Elder died on Feb. 24, 2018, at the remarkable age of 100.

Researchers stand near the Towing Tank.

Carderock, IIHR Sign Education Partnership

Posted on March 30th, 2018

IIHR is part of a new Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division.



College of Engineering introduces certificate in naval hydrodynamics

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