The flooded Mississippi River
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Early Spring Flooding Slams Iowa

Frozen soil, melting snowpack, and additional precipitation this spring are causing devastating flooding in many communities in Iowa and neighboring Nebraska. The Iowa Flood Center offers indispensable, up-to-the-minute information on IFIS.
Larry Weber stands in front of an IIHR model of fish passageways
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IIHR Researchers Honored

IIHR has plenty to be proud of! Recent accolades for IIHR faculty researchers include former Director Larry Weber and Research Engineer Fred Stern, who both received prestigious honors from professional organizations.
Greg LeFevre stands in front of the Iowa River
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LeFevre Earns NSF CAREER Award

IIHR’s Gregory LeFevre recently received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award, which he will use to study green stormwater treatment practices.
Three men sit around a table
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Water for Today — and Tomorrow

The Iowa Geological Survey developed a 3-D local-scale groundwater flow model and used it to predict future water availability for industries and communities in Linn and Johnson counties.
Three men sit around a table