The City of Kalona and the Iowa Flood Center are sponsoring an upcoming meeting to garner interest in establishing a Watershed Management Authority (WMA). Community leaders and professionals from the English River watershed area are invited to this important event to learn more about flood hazards and water quality issues affecting this region, and discuss… Continue Reading »
The Iowa Flood Center has announced that the Soap and Chequest Creek, Turkey River, and Upper Cedar River watersheds will each receive a $1.5 million grant for construction of watershed improvement projects to support flood mitigation.
Innovative research on northeast Iowa’s Turkey River may herald a breakthrough in state efforts to mitigate future flood damage.
Quarterly meeting of the Upper Cedar River Watershed Management Authority.
Join representatives from the Iowa DNR and Des Moines Water Works for a discussion on water quality and watershed awareness in Iowa. Representatives from Missouri River Relief, Center on Sustainable Communities, the Iowa Flood Center, and other environmental organizations will also be on hand. A reception will follow the presentation. More…
Editorial from The Gazette about the importance of watershed management and pollution control in the Cedar River. In addition, it explains successes and challenges Iowa currently faces in living with floods.
The five-year project will engage partners and watersheds across the state to lessen the frequency and severity of flooding in Iowa.
Identify upstream communities and waterways in your watershed.