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February 2018

The Social Dimensions of Flood & Stormwater Infrastructure Resilience

February 28 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
127 SHL, 300 S Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246
Free
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Dr. Marcuss Hendricks, an assistant professor of urban studies & planning, will present at the weekly Iowa Flood Center meeting on February 28th. Hendricks will discuss the social dimensions of flood and stormwater infrastructure resilience as it relates to marginalized communities that are often overlooked and lacking in support. Based on several research projects, he will discuss flooding and stormwater infrastructure at the neighborhood-level, looking at minor systems designed for everyday nuisance flooding, which also mitigate floods during heavy rainfall events.

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March 2018

IFC Legislative Breakfast Reception

March 6 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Iowa State Capitol, East 9th and Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA United States

The University of Iowa’s Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) and the Iowa Flood Center will co-host a Legislative Breakfast Reception on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, from 7:00-9:00 am, Room 116 at the Iowa State Capitol. This is an opportunity for legislators and the public to learn about the very latest activities of these two Centers, how Iowans are benefiting from the activities of these Centers, and their future plans.  Reception participants from the Iowa Flood Center will include Director Witold Krajewski, IIHR Interim…

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Rights-of-Way and Beyond The 2018 Linn County Workshop

March 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center, 4500 North 10th Street
Marion, IA 52302 United States
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The Rights-of-Way and Beyond The 2018 Linn County Workshop will feature guest presenters from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and mores. IIHR research engineer Antonio Arenas Amado will give a presentation titled "Three Decades of Floods in Iowa".

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Iowa Water Conference

March 21 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm

The Iowa Water Conference is an annual gathering of water professionals, researchers, educators and students from across Iowa and surrounding states. The conference brings together, under one roof, a wide range of interests, disciplines, backgrounds and resources with united efforts for clean and abundant Iowa water. Stop on by the Iowa Flood Center booth to visit with students and staff!    

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