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Greg LeFevre stands in front of a pond

LeFevre Honored by OVPR

Posted on June 1st, 2020

Congratulations to IIHR’s Gregory LeFevre on receiving the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President’s Early Career Scholar of the Year Award!

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Young Receives Regents Staff Excellence Award

Posted on May 20th, 2020

On May 14, IIHR Research Engineer Nathan Young was one of six staff members honored with the 2019 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award.



Missouri has plan to develop flood monitoring system

Keri Hornbuckle's research group

Grant Renewal is a Win for PCB Research

Posted on April 21st, 2020

IIHR’s Keri Hornbuckle is the principal investigator of the Iowa Superfund Research Program, which recently received a five-year, $11.4 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health.



Upper Mississippi Tops Endangered-Rivers List

Two men stand among halves of toilets

Blast from the Past

Posted on April 16th, 2020

Through the financial hardship of the Great Depression, IIHR remained active in the plumbing industry, keeping American homes safe from the dangers of improper safety standards.

A stack of Currents magazines

Currents Flows On

Posted on April 3rd, 2020

IIHR Currents, an award-winning magazine, is in its tenth year of publication this year. The annual magazine features stories from IIHR faculty, staff, and students about research, facilities, and IIHR history.



Iowa Flood Center updates flood risk for Midwest



Iowa Flood Center discusses future plans, preparing for potential flood risks

The University’s original Hydraulics Lab, which opened in 1920, was a mere 22-by-22-foot box perched above a flume (see channel on right) fed by the Iowa River.

IIHR Turns 100!

Posted on March 3rd, 2020

IIHR is celebrating 100 years in 2020! Take a dive into the rich history of service, education and research that makes IIHR the influential institution it is today.

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