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IIHR researcher Greg LeFevre stands near the Iowa River on the University of Iowa campus.

LeFevre Earns NSF CAREER Award

Posted on March 13th, 2019

IIHR’s Gregory LeFevre recently received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award, which he will use to study green stormwater treatment practices.



Landlocked Iowa: A surprising hub of amphibious vehicle research

This colorful map shows a collaborative groundwater modeling effort among the IGS, Iowa DNR, and individual water users in Linn and Johnson counties.

Water for Today — and Tomorrow

Posted on March 7th, 2019

The Iowa Geological Survey developed a 3-D local-scale groundwater flow model and used it to predict future water availability for industries and communities in Linn and Johnson counties.



Experts expect negative impact from salt dumped on icy roads



Flood outlook highlights higher than average risk of spring flooding



National Weather Service: Iowa rivers at increased flood risk thanks to wet fall, increasing snowpack



Increased risk of spring flooding predicted for Eastern Iowa

Weber Named ASCE Fellow

Posted on February 8th, 2019

IIHR’s Larry J. Weber has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Board of Direction.

Villarini at dinner with alumni,

Gabriele the Globetrotter

Posted on February 7th, 2019

IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini recently embarked on a 10-day long trip to Taiwan and China to strengthen his ties with IIHR alumni.



Geologists say northeast Iowa could have $1 trillion worth of precious metals underground

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