The Iowa Water Center makes a statewide and regional impact through the programs and projects we serve. Check out these featured initiatives or go to our initiatives page to learn about other efforts.
Getting Into Soil and Water
Read the 2021 edition of this publication from the Soil and Water Club at Iowa State University
2023 Iowa Water Conference
Iowa’s premier education, professional development, and networking event.
Daily Erosion Project
View our maps that estimate daily sheet and rill erosion in Iowa and beyond.
The Water Resources Research Institutes National Competitive Grants Program for Aquatic Invasive Species is Accepting Proposals
The Water Resources Research Institutes National Competitive Grants Program for PER – AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES (PFAS) is Accepting Proposals
Pathways to exposure to pathogens during floods
This project led by Chris Rehman (Iowa State University) will quantify pathways people are exposed to pathogens during floods.
Waves of change over the last ten years.
Want to learn more?
Research guides everything we do at the Iowa Water Center. Check out our funding programs, find an opportunity to apply for, and explore projects on our Research page.
Iowa Learning Farms Bioreactor and Cover Crop Field DayJune 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join us to learn more about how bioreactors work through the demonstration of the Conservation On The Edge trailer and a site visit to Ron’s bioreactor installed in 2022. Ron will share his experience with the bioreactor, as well as how he has been able to incorporate cover crops into his system.
Iowa Learning Farms Cover Crop Field Day Near Coon RapidsJune 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This field day aims to equip attendees with best management practices for establishing and managing cover crops. Cover crops offer many benefits to farmers and landowners, including reduced soil erosion, weed suppression potential, reduced nitrogen and phosphorus loads entering water bodies, and inc...