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A student poses with Herky.

A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Flooding

Posted on July 21st, 2015

Undergraduate researcher Yibing Su traveled halfway around the world to study water resources, right after a major flood struck her hometown of Beijing.

People holding bottles.

Studying Arsenic in Cerro Gordo County Groundwater

Posted on May 28th, 2015

Five years later, a multi-institutional research study determines the source of arsenic in Cerro Gordo County private wells.

Researcher on the bank of the Mississippi River.

Destined for the Water

Posted on April 9th, 2015

Danny Moustakidis plays a key role in nutrient research at the University of Iowa, studying soil phosphorus levels in the Turkey Watershed.

IIHR Associate Research Engineer David Cwiertny is also a member of the Water Sustainability Initiative and an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

IIHR Researcher Studies Water Pollution Solutions

Posted on February 26th, 2015

David Cwiertny is researching water quality and wastewater treatment.

In July 2014, floodwaters once again threatened to overtop the Coralville Dam.

Villarini: Midwest Floods More Frequent

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

Floods are becoming increasingly more frequent over the Midwest and surrounding states, according to IIHR Assistant Research Engineer Gabriele Villarini.

A representative from the Office of the State Archaeologist briefly went into the caves and took photos. Photo by Marlin Ingalls

Exploring CR’s ‘Beer Caves’ with Geophysics

Posted on February 8th, 2015

Iowa Geological Survey researchers recently studied the legendary “beer caves” in downtown Cedar Rapids with advanced geophysical technology, (Photo by Marlin Ingalls)

IIHR Postdoc Andres Martinez.

IIHR Researchers Find Toxic PCBs

Posted on December 5th, 2011

IIHR researchers report dangerously high levels of toxic PCBs in the deep sediments lining the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind. They say the discovery is cause for concern.

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