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Iowa Mitigation Program Leads to $1.4 Billion in Flood Prevention Projects



Multi-purpose Oxbows Make the Grade for Nutrient Reduction



Iowa Geological Survey to hold event in Independence



Iowa’s geologist will talk about sinkholes, groundwater at Bettendorf library

The oars hang over the water of the rowing tank

Row with the Flow: IIHR Flume Supports Hawkeyes

Posted on November 11th, 2019

Ten years ago, Iowa athletics opened the new boathouse, home to the Iowa rowing team and a brand new rowing tank designed by IIHR. The tank keeps the rowers in shape and injury-free as they train during the off-season.

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.

Three men stand in front of a large dam

IIHR Gives a Dam About Fish Passage

Posted on November 6th, 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

A man and woman in matching polo shirts pose under a tree.

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

A map showing Johnson county and the wells around Iowa City

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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