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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 »

2017 ISAC Conference

The Iowa Flood Center will have a booth at this year’s Iowa State Association of Counties annual conference. The IFC exhibit will demonstrate the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) online tool that provides real-time information on watersheds, precipitation, and stream levels for more than 1,000 communities and locations across Iowa. Stop by and visit us!

Sunday at the Quarry

The Iowa Flood Center will have a booth again this year at the annual Sunday at the Quarry event! This year’s theme is “Everyone Lives in a Watershed.” Stop on by the IFC booth to discover your watershed and learn how changes in the landscape impact flooding. IFC staff will also be available to demonstration… Continue Reading »

Project AWARE

This year’s Project AWARE (A Watershed Awareness River Expedition), will be hosted in the Upper Cedar River Watershed from July 10-14. The 60-mile river cleanup is an opportunity to have fun, meet new people, and be a part of a great cause helping cleanup Iowa’s rivers! Iowa Flood Center students and staff will volunteer for… Continue Reading »