December rains are causing trepidation across Iowa. Temperatures far above seasonal averages and a heavy dose of rainfall have inundated the state with water, at a time of year when the extra moisture yields more runoff than usual. Since this weekend, about 100 flood warnings have been issued across Iowa as creeks, streams, and rivers… Continue Reading »
Tools and resources developed by the Iowa Flood Center are making a difference for Iowa communities faced by repeated flooding. Case in point, Cedar Rapids—2016 was very different from 2008.
IFC tools and resources have made a striking impact on flood preparation since 2008.
By Mikael Mulugeta This September, the University of Iowa will host the 2017 Midwest Big Data Hackathon, a two-day, non-stop software development competition. The event, which will be held in the Iowa Memorial Union, permits students from any university or college to participate and form teams to work on big data projects of their choosing.… Continue Reading »
Winneshiek Soil and Water Conservation District seeks a self-motivated, experienced Watershed Project Coordinator to implement the Iowa Watershed Approach project for the Upper Iowa River Watershed through Winneshiek County. The project coordinator will serve as the primary point of contact for the Iowa Watershed Approach program in the Upper Iowa River Watershed. The application closes… Continue Reading »