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We ask Ricardo Mantilla, Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa, the question: What is the flood forecasting system?

We ask Nathan Young, University of Iowa, the question: how do you model watershed land use?

We ask Linda Shenk, Iowa State University, the question: What are the steps to reach a sustainable city?

We ask Nathan Young, University of Iowa, the question: What is floodplain mapping?

We ask Nathan Young, University of Iowa, the question: how can someone get involved with flood prevention?

Research, action, and community.  These are the building blocks of Water Scholar, Dr. Linda Shenk’s ongoing research project that brings together a

We ask Nathan Young, University of Iowa, the question: what are the different water sensor technologies in Iowa?

We ask Ricardo Mantilla, Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa, the question: what is geomorphologic analysis?

We ask Ricardo Mantilla, Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa, the question: What is a basin area?

Each year, the Iowa Water Center (IWC) offers two grant research competitions for the water community, with one being restricted to Iowa

The word “ghost” has adapted a new meaning, in addition to the initial Halloween Casper-the-friendly-kind, for the water community. GHOST is a

Getting into Soil and Water 2020 Artists are not usually the first people who spring to mind when thinking about soil conservation