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A group of men and women pose in front of the entrance to Stanley Hydraulics Lab.

Welcome, IIHR Advisory Board!

Posted on October 18th, 2018

We are excited to welcome the IIHR Advisory Board for its annual meeting on Oct. 19! (photo from 2017 meeting)

IGS researcher Phillip Kerr points to a map as they prepare to operate a drill rig to extract a soil core for the IWA project.

IGS Maps Support Flood Management

Posted on October 12th, 2018

The Iowa Geological Survey uses a sophisticated drill rig to gather information for geologic mapping that benefits landowners, farmers, private industry, land use planners, and urban and rural community members.



Geological mapping could help flood relief plans in the future



Student programmers compete at Hackathon

IIHR grad student Nancy Barth in front of the U.S. Capitol.

Barth Takes D.C. by Storm

Posted on October 1st, 2018

IIHR graduate student Nancy Barth recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to present her doctoral research on Capitol Hill.

Faculty member James Buchholz talks with a high school student who participated in the SSTC program.

Summer Research Adventures

Posted on October 1st, 2018

What did you do on your summer vacation? The high school students who participated in the Belin-Blank Center’s Secondary Student Training Program will have quite a story to tell about their summer adventure in Iowa City.

Group photo of the Maas family at the Iowa State Fair

Maas Farms Win Environmental Award

Posted on October 1st, 2018

Maas Farms near South Amana, operated by Stewart and Jared Maas, received the 2018 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award, presented at the Iowa State Fair.



Iowa View: Three things Iowa must do to protect from flooding



Coralville Reservoir mitigates flood impact along Iowa River

Pumping Station 15 in Madison, Wis.,

IIHR Wins Sustainable Infrastructure Award

Posted on August 31st, 2018

IIHR researchers were recently part of a team that earned the first Envision Gold Award for sustainable infrastructure in Wisconsin.

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