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Spotlight Initiatives

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

2022 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.

State of Iowa ‘drought plan’ would guide, advise local decision-makers

The state climatologist, the Department of Homeland Security and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are developing guidelines and real-time resources for city and county officials who may have to
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The Land Remains— A Midwestern Perspective On Our Past and Future

The Land Remains blends personal memoir, a history of Midwestern land conservation, and an analysis of contemporary issues of soil health, water quality, public lands, and future challenges to tell the
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Registration Now Open for the 2022 Iowa Water Conference

Our Watershed Moment, Building Communities for Conservation The 16th annual Iowa Water Conference will be held on September 28 and 29, 2022 in Dubuque, Iowa. We all live in unique
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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.

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IOWA-BASED RESEARCHERS SUPPORTED
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IOWA-BASED COLLEGE STUDENTS SUPPORTED THROUGH USGS PROGRAMS
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MILLION DOLLARS ADMINISTERED FOR WATER-RELATED PROJECTS
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COMPETITIVE GRANTS AWARDED

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.

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