Posts Tagged ‘Nathan Young’

Thoughts go out to Harvey flood victims

Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with those impacted by the devastating floods caused by Hurricane Harvey.   Iowans remember the 2008 floods that wreaked havoc across our state. Through the chaos, we came together and built back a more resilient Iowa. Iowa Flood Center experts reflect on the extreme flooding in Texas: IFC Director Witold Krajewski compares… Continue Reading »

Flood Inundation Map: Mason City

Center Develops Web-Based Flood Map for Mason City A new web-based flood preparedness tool developed at the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) can help Mason City residents know what to expect from the Winnebago River at times of high flows. The new Mason City flood inundation maps are available to the public on the Internet through… Continue Reading »

Iowa Water Conference

Iowa Flood Center participation at the 2012 Iowa Water Conference will include: Presentations Larry Weber, IIHR Director & IFC Co-founder, Overview of HUD Watershed Projects in Iowa: Tile Study and Watershed Demonstration Projects. Nathan Young, IFC Associate Director, State of Iowa-Cedar Watershed with Bob Libra (Iowa DNR) and Jason Smith (US Army Corps of Engineers).… Continue Reading »

Upper Cedar River Watershed Tour

Forty legislators, mayors, county supervisors and soil and water conservation district commissioners attended the recent Upper Cedar River Watershed Tour in Floyd County. The tour was sponsored by Floyd, Bremer, Mitchell, and Butler Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the Iowa Flood Center, the University of Iowa, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Department of… Continue Reading »

Upper Cedar River Watershed Tour

The Floyd County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a tour of the Upper Cedar River Watershed to look at urban and agricultural soil and water conservation practices that are making a difference in controlling flooding, pollution and soil erosion in the basin.  Nathan Young, Associate Director of the Iowa Flood Center, is among the scheduled presenters.