Iowa Flood Center receives $1M for Eastern Iowa

The Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa was awarded $1 million to expand flood and drought monitoring, watershed management, and forecasting services in Eastern Iowa through Congress’s Community Project Funding.

Stevenson Dam

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PhD Candidate and IFC Research Assistant Riley Post wrote an article in The Conversation about how smart forecasting can reduce flooding as climate change makes extreme rainfall more common.

https://theconversation.com/how-well-managed-dams-and-smart-forecasting-can-limit-flooding-as-extreme-storms-become-more-common-in-a-warming-world-210052The Conversation,Published on: July 25th, 2023
Larry Weber during an interview

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Iowa Flood Center Co-founder Larry Weber reflects on the 2008 flood event and how the Iowa Flood Center has helped improve flood preparedness and resiliency to future flood events.

https://www.kcrg.com/video/2023/06/13/iowa-flood-center-preparing-monitoring-flood-systems-state/KCRG,Published on: June 13th, 2023