Flood Inundation Map Demonstration: Mason City

Iowa Flood Center to demonstrate web-based flood map for Mason City on Monday, July 2

A new Internet-based flood inundation map developed at the Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa will be demonstrated during the regular meeting of the Mason City City Council on Monday, July 2.

Iowa Flood Center Associate Director Nathan Young will demonstrate and describe how the new web-based tool will provide property specific flooding level information to help Mason City homeowners and businesses better prepare for future floods.


Demonstration of web-based flood inundation map for Mason City


7:00 p.m., Monday, July 2, 2012 at the regular meeting of the Mason City City Council


Mason City Public Library, Mason City Room, 225 2nd Street SE


Nathan Young, Associate Director of the Iowa Flood Center and Associate Research Engineer at IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering will demonstrate and describe the new flood maps developed for Mason City.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sara Steussy, Iowa Flood Center, 319-384-1729, sara-steussy@uiowa.edu


The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) is part of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, a unit of the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering. The IFC was created in 2009 in the aftermath of the historic 2008 Iowa floods and is supported by state appropriations to improve flood monitoring and prevention in Iowa.

For more information about the Iowa Flood Center, visit iowafloodcenter.org.