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IIHR Gives a Dam About Fish Passage

Posted on November 6th, 2019

They may not know it, but millions of salmon in the Pacific Northwest have safely passed through major hydroelectric dams thanks in part to the problem-solving and modeling expertise of the engineers at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

Applied Research

Posted on August 6th, 2014

The IIHR Electronics Shop provides support for faculty, researchers, and students in the area of data acquisition equipment and systems in both basic and applied research. Data acquisition equipment is specified and purchased, or designed and constructed as needed for various research projects. The equipment is set up, maintained, and on-going support is provided for […]

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 […]

Hydraulics Research Park Annexes

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Hydraulics Annex One Location: University of Iowa Research Park, 2310 Old Farmstead Rd., Coralville, IA 52241 Building Locator Map Hydraulics Annex One (HA1) has since 1979 provided unobstructed open space for very large models. Amenities include overhead doors at each end of the building and a sump with a capacity exceeding 50,000 gallons and up […]

James Street Laboratory

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 2421 James St. #3, Coralville, IA 52241 Building locator map James Street Laboratory (JSL), purchased in 2003, provides large open space for river models. The building’s capabilities include large overhead doors and high ceilings for greater flexibility and easy access, and 300 Hp of pumping capability for ground recirculating models. Meetings and conferences can […]

Major Research Programs

Posted on June 1st, 2010

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering has a proud 90-year history of research and innovation—and a future that promises to be even more exciting. As one of the oldest and most respected hydraulic research facilities in the United States, IIHR offers state-of-the-art computational simulation and laboratory modeling capabilities, as well as field observational research. This encourages application of […]

Research

Posted on May 7th, 2010

IIHR has been home to innovative hydraulic research since 1920, when a small model laboratory was opened on the banks of the Iowa River in downtown Iowa City. Research activities expanded rapidly, and by 1928 a larger Hydraulics Laboratory replaced the original small structure. Today, IIHR is home to a steadily growing research program and […]

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