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Just Receives $1.1M EPA Grant for Water Quality

Posted on September 9th, 2019

IIHR’s Craig Just received $1.1 million from the EPA for research on flood reduction and water quality in the Middle Cedar and Clear Creek watersheds, in support of the Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA).

A valuable flow of groundwater information for Iowa

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New Online System Available for Well Owners

Posted on August 16th, 2019

The University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination, in collaboration with the UI Hydroinformatics Lab and the Iowa Geological Survey, has developed an information system to support the management of private wells in Iowa.

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IIHR Gives a Dam About Fish Passage

Posted on August 16th, 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

University of Iowa Receives $1.07 Million for Water Quality From EPA

Program Coordinator

Posted on July 30th, 2019

The Program Coordinator contributes to the research mission of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering (, a world-renowned center for education, research, and public service focusing on hydraulic engineering and fluid mechanics. This position provides support to administrators, faculty, and research staff for IIHR engagement activities and post-award grant management, as well as operational support to administrative leadership. […]

Hydrogeologist/Research Assistant

Posted on July 23rd, 2019

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering and the Iowa Geological Survey, THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, have an opening for a Hydrogeologist/Research Assistant in the field of geology. The successful candidate will contribute to the research mission of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering and the Iowa Geological Survey by providing assistance to research hydrogeologists and hydrologists with field and laboratory work.  […]

Iowa Legislature should prioritize climate crisis, clean energy

UI engineers co-win 5-year, $7.5M grant to apply machine learning to energetic materials design

Nitrates in drinking water may be tied to 300 cases of cancer in Iowa each year, study shows

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