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Young man stands on a bridge with swirling river water and the Stanley Hydraulics Lab behind him.

IIHR Grad Student Publishes Two Journal Papers

Posted on November 6th, 2019

IIHR graduate student Navid Jadidoleslam is the first author on two papers published recently in the prestigious Journal of Hydrology.

Floodwaters stretch to the horizon along the Missouri River, seen here from the NEbraska side.

Early Spring Flooding Slams Iowa

Posted on March 29th, 2019

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.

Photo of Ricardo Mantilla Gutierrez on a bridge.

Predicting Floods with Computer Simulations

Posted on June 8th, 2017

IIHR’s Ricardo Mantilla is the principal architect of the Iowa Flood Center’s flood prediction model, HLM-Async.

HUD Awards $96.9M to Iowa

Posted on February 12th, 2016

The Iowa Flood Center was instrumental in bringing a new $96.9M grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to Iowa for a statewide watershed improvement program, the Iowa Watersheds Approach (IWA). The IWA will address issues associated with the devastating and dangerous floods Iowa communities experience year after year. Through strong partnerships […]

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.

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.

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