The Living with Floods forum, hosted as part of the Living with Floods project, will provide an opportunity to share the progress and community accomplishments that have been made since past flood events and to look ahead to work that still needs to be accomplished.
The Living with Floods forum will provide an opportunity to share the progress and community accomplishments that have been made since past flood events and to look ahead to work that still needs to be accomplished.
The City of Kalona and the Iowa Flood Center are sponsoring an upcoming meeting to garner interest in establishing a Watershed Management Authority (WMA). Community leaders and professionals from the English River watershed area are invited to this important event to learn more about flood hazards and water quality issues affecting this region, and discuss… Continue Reading »
Learn about land use changes and flooding by visiting IFC at the May 4 STEM Festival!
June 2013 will be the fifth anniversary of the epic Eastern Iowa floods of 2008, which caused greater damage to the Iowa and Cedar River watersheds than any other natural disaster in recorded history. The fifth-year anniversary of the floods is an excellent opportunity to discuss what has changed as a result of the floods,… Continue Reading »
In conjunction with the fifth anniversary of Eastern Iowa’s historic flooding, Legion Arts presents Trouble the Water, a groundbreaking exhibit in which a dozen contemporary artists explore issues related to water: droughts and floods, climate events and climate change, as well as the economics, distribution, uses and scarcity of this incomparable commodity. Featured artists hail from… Continue Reading »
The University of Iowa will host the annual Hawkeye Caucus from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at the State Capitol in Des Moines.
Iowa Flood Center researchers will provide an update on the Iowa Watersheds Project and share results of their work including the impact the built structures in Soap Creek have had on reducing flow and flood damages in the watershed. As part of the initial phase of the Iowa Watersheds Project, the Iowa Flood Center is… Continue Reading »