A view of the Ottumwa treatment basins.
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Safe Drinking Water for Iowans

Scientists at IIHR are working with municipal water supply operators in several Iowa cities to help bring safe and reliable supplies of drinking water to those communities.
Hands and Bottles
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Studying Arsenic in Cerro Gordo County Groundwater

Five years later, a multi-institutional research study determines the source of arsenic in Cerro Gordo County private wells.
Danny Moustakidis, Turkey River Watershed. Standing in front of a river
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Destined for the Water

Danny Moustakidis plays a key role in nutrient research at the University of Iowa, studying soil phosphorus levels in the Turkey Watershed.
David Cwiertny stands in front of the Burlington Street Dam on the Iowa River
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IIHR Researcher Studies Water Pollution Solutions

David Cwiertny is researching water quality and wastewater treatment.
Water rushes through the spillway of the Coralville Dam
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Villarini: Midwest Floods More Frequent

Floods are becoming increasingly more frequent over the Midwest and surrounding states, according to IIHR Assistant Research Engineer Gabriele Villarini.
Closeup of switchgrass
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Switchgrass Removes PCBs from Soil

IIHR researchers have found a type of grass that was once a staple of the American prairie can remove soil laden with PCBs.