Easy-to-access, science-based information is one of the best tools we have to defend against flooding, says Iowa Flood Center (IFC) Associate Director Nate Young. Working with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Young’s team of 16 IFC engineers, GIS analysts, and students is about halfway through a six-year project to develop upda ted floodplain maps… Continue Reading »
The Iowa Floodplain and Stormwater Management Association and the Iowa DNR have created a series of modules to help communities.
Use an online tool, the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS), to access real-time community-based flood conditions across Iowa.
A dynamic, new online flood preparedness tool which will help emergency managers improve flood warnings and response has been developed for the Cedar River at Cedar Falls and Waterloo, Iowa. The National Weather Service collaborated with the Iowa Flood Center to develop a library of flood inundation maps for the Cedar River.