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September 2017

Inspire Day at the Norman Borlaug Farm

September 15, 2017

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 1,000 communities and locations across Iowa.

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Midwest Big Data Hackathon

September 16, 2017 - September 17, 2017

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 all kinds, will participate in exciting projects looking at the opportunities around big data. The event will be free and open to students working or…

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Iowa River Clean-Up 2017

September 16, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Free

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/

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2017 Iowa League of Cities Conference

September 27, 2017 - September 29, 2017

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, and stream levels for more than 1,000 communities and locations across Iowa. Stop by and visit wtih our staff!

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October 2017

Sunday at the Quarry

October 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
BMC’s Morgan Quarry, 4618 East Donald Rd.

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 their online Iowa Flood Information System tool that provides real-time information on watersheds, precipitation, and stream levels for more than 1,000 communities and locations across…

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November 2017

28th Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association Conference

November 9, 2017 - November 11, 2017
Iowa Events Center, 233 Center Street
Des Moines, IA United States

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 risk and be better prepared when flooding events occur, protecting both people and infrastructure.

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Middle Cedar Rural Stakeholder Meeting

November 28, 2017 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 pm
Benton County Center, 111 West 3rd Street
Vinton, IA 52349 United States

The public is invited to attend a meeting in the Middle Cedar Watershed for an open house event on Tuesday, November 28th from 4-6 pm. The meeting is an opportunity for local residents to give their feedback about issues related to flooding, water quality, and recreational uses within the watershed. As part of the Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA) statewide project, the Middle Cedar Watershed will develop a comprehensive watershed plan to address water related resource concerns. The planning is being…

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January 2018

Presentation from John Dorman, Assistant State Emergency Management Director for Risk Management

January 24 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
2520D University Capitol Centre, 200 S Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52242 United States

You are invited to attend a featured presentation at 8:30 am on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the University Capitol Centre (UCC) in Iowa City. The Iowa Flood Center is hosting special guest presenter John Dorman, the assistant state emergency management director for risk management in North Carolina. Who: John Dorman Assistant State Emergency Management Director for Risk Management Chief Information Officer, North Carolina Emergency Management Director, North Carolina Flood Risk Management Program What: Mr. Dorman will discuss North Carolina’s past, present, and…

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February 2018

WiSE STEM Extravaganza

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kirkwood Regional Center, 2301 Oakdale Blvd
Coralville, Iowa 52241
Free
Classroom scene of IFC staff demonstrating the floodplain model.

The WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) STEM Extravaganza is an outreach event that WiSE will host on February 11 for 4th-6th grade girls from area schools districts.During the Extravaganza, the Iowa Flood Center will facilitate four, 30-minute breakout sessions. These sessions will run during the following times: 1:10 – 1:40, 1:45 – 2:15, 3:20 – 3:50, and 3:55 – 4:25. Iowa Flood Center representatives will be in attendance to demonstrate their interactive watershed model that shows how changes in the…

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Johnson County Agriculture/Biosciences Breakfast Series

February 16 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Free
Flyer for breakfast series.
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