Exhibition Spotlight: A Century of IIHR Research on the Mississippi River (Part 2)


IIHR’s work on the Mississippi River dates to the 1920s, when researchers set out to measure the flow of the river just upstream of the Keokuk Dam (now part of Lock and Dam No. 19) at Keokuk, Iowa. IIHR Director Floyd Nagler also modeled the dam’s spillways for the Mississippi River Power Company.

Cover Crop and Saturated Buffer Field Day to Be Held Near Walcott Nov. 17

Paustian Farms 6520 215th St, Walcott, IA, United States

IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, along with Iowa Learning Farms, the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Iowa Geological Survey and Partners of Scott County Watersheds will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 12-2 p.m. at Mike Paustian’s farm near Walcott. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.


IFC Legislative Breakfast

Iowa State Capitol 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

IFC students, staff, and researchers will host their annual legislative breakfast reception on Tuesday, April 5 from 7-9 am at the Iowa State Capitol building in the first floor rotunda. Legislators and partners are invited to attend a light breakfast and visit with IFC experts about innovative projects providing a direct benefit to help Iowans understand and reduce their flood risk.

Iowa Watershed Approach Project Tour

Kacena Farms 2510 55th St., Vinton, IA, United States

The Iowa Watershed Approach will host partners at a celebration about the positive impacts we have had on our landscape and the people within our watersheds and communities.

IIHR Centennial Celebration

Stanley Hydraulics Lab 100 Riverside Dr., Iowa City, IA, United States

IIHR turned 100 in 2020, and it's finally time to celebrate! 
We will be hosting IIHR alumni, friends, and family in early August for tours, showcases, and an open house. Alumni can RSVP on the IIHR website.

Prairie Preview

Iowa City Senior Center 28 S. Linn St, Iowa City, United States

Bur Oak Land Trust will host the 38th year of Prairie Preview Thursday, March 23 at the Iowa City Senior Center, 28 S. Linn St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for registration and exhibitor fair. The program begins at 6 p.m. The keynote speaker is Connie Mutel, author, passionate conservationist, and longtime science writer for […]


IIHR Research Open House

IIHR’s extensive state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation at the University of Iowa support research and education in hydrosciences helping solve some of society’s most challenging engineering problems. In conjunction with IIHR's Reunion Celebration, tours of IIHR facilities and current research projects will be offered throughout the day led by researchers and graduate students and will be […]

IIHR Reunion Celebration

A reunion celebration to honor and recognize IIHR as it enters a second century of world-class research, creative educational programs, and engaging service activities.

IIHR Research Showcase at the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm

Johnson County Historic Poor Farm 4811 Melrose Ave., Iowa City, IA, United States

Walk the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm with University of Iowa researchers and students to learn about current research projects. We’ll be joined by local partners also contributing to local conservation and environmental stewardship projects. RSVPs are not required but are highly suggested.