Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Iowa River Clean-Up 2017

Saturday, Sept.16, volunteers can help make a difference by removing trash from the Iowa River. Canoes will be made available to volunteers and water will be provided throughout the day. Learn more at: http://www.iarvcp.org/

Midwest Big Data Hackathon

The Midwest Big Data Hackathon is being organized at the University of Iowa on September 16-17, 2017, in the Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom. The event is open to all university students who have a passion for creating things with technology. More than 280 participants, including student developers, designers, and data enthusiasts of… Continue Reading »

Soap Creek Watershed Tour

Join us for a tour of the Soap Creek Watershed on Tuesday, September 12th! Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the locally-led planning efforts that have been ongoing in the watershed for the past 30+ years. The tour will highlight flood migitation structures that have been implemented across the watershed and will discuss… Continue Reading »

Iowa State Fair

This year, the Iowa Flood Center has a “theme day” alongside the University of Iowa’s Mobile Museum on Sunday, August 13th! IFC students and staff will have an exhibit showcasing their interactive watershed model and discussing current activities and projects going on across the state, including highlights of the $97M HUD-funded Iowa Watershed Approach. In… Continue Reading »

28th Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association Conference

The Iowa Flood Center will have an exhibit at this year’s IEMSA Conference. IFC staff will demonstrate the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) online tool that provides real-time information on precipitation, flood alerts, watersheds, and stream levels for more than 1,000 communities and locations across Iowa. Resources available on IFIS help Iowans understand their flood… Continue Reading »

Growing Sustainable Communities

The Iowa Flood Center will have an exhibit at this year’s Growing Sustainable Communities Conference in Dubuque. IFC staff will be in attendance to describe current activities and projects across the state and will demonstrate the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) online tool. IFIS provides real-time information on watersheds, precipitation, and stream levels for more… Continue Reading »

2017 Iowa League of Cities Conference

The Iowa Flood Center will have an exhibit at this year’s annual Iowa League of Cities Conference. IFC staff will discuss current activities and projects around the state and will demonstrate the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) online tool. IFIS is free and available to the public and provides information on precipitation, watersheds, flood alerts,… Continue Reading »

Inspire Day at the Norman Borlaug Farm

Iowa Flood Center staff will join “Inspire Day” at the Norman Borlaug Farm near Cresco, IA. The IFC will talk about their rain gauge platform deployed at the farm and will demonstrate the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) online tool that provides real-time information on watersheds, precipitation, flood alerts, and stream conditions for more than… Continue Reading »