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The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) puts science-based information and technology in the hands of Iowa’s decision-makers, emergency managers, home- and business-owners, and the general public. Our work is accessible to everyone through the online Iowa Flood Information System.

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Requests for Stream Sensors

As floods continue to impact the safety and economic stability of our communities, infrastructure, and valuable farmland, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) requests your feedback to determine where additional stream sensors are needed to enhance the flood monitoring and prediction capabilities in your area. With this in mind, we are collecting a list of proposed […]

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) is part of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. IFC staff and students strive to develop the most advanced tools and projects to improve Iowa’s flood preparedness and resiliency, and to reduce future flooding.

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