Recently, we announced the open call for presentations for the 2018 Iowa Water Conference. (There’s still time to submit your abstract – the deadline is September 4 at 11:59 p.m.!) We have had some great submissions thus far, and look forward to reviewing them with the Iowa Water Conference planning committee. However, it occurred to… Read More Make a Suggestion for IWConf18
The Iowa Water Center is pleased to unveil our new logo! It’s been five years since the Iowa Water Center last redesigned the logo, and it’s amazing how things have changed in that time. New staff, new projects, and a reinvigorated commitment to enhanced water management across the state have better defined our focus as… Read More IWC Debuts New Logo
Submitted by Solomon Worlds, Iowa Water Center Science Communication Intern Note: This post, and the referenced Riessen article, was written prior to the release of the Executive Order issues on WOTUS. The EO can be found here. Hello Readership, Recently, there has been a great deal of commotion around a recurring Supreme Court case that… Read More Breaking down the Waters of the US
Post submitted by Melissa Miller, Associate Director of the Iowa Water Center At a recent Iowa Watershed Approach meeting, I introduced myself (half-jokingly) as the president of the Watershed Management Authority Fan Club. As evidenced by my post last fall after a trip to the Cedar River Watershed Coalition meeting, I am a strong supporter… Read More Iowa Watershed Management Authorities: Notes from the Statewide WMA Meeting
From Melissa Miller, Iowa Water Center Associate Director What a difference a week makes. Last Friday, my family and I made a lunch and relaxation stop in Elkader on our way to Wisconsin for a weekend getaway. My girls love water, so we walked over the Keystone Bridge for a good look. Hana, 3, and… Read More When it comes to water…
If you’ve been putting off submitting an application to present at the 2017 Iowa Water Conference, put it off no longer – applications are due Sunday night (Aug 14) at 11:59 p.m. The IWConf17 planning committee will review in the weeks following as the “first cut” for determining the 2017 conference agenda. (It’s okay if… Read More IWConf17 presentation applications are due (really) soon
On July 26, IWC Director Rick Cruse presented to about 150 attendees at the Arkansas Water Resources Center’s Annual Conference. The theme of the conference was “Nutrients, Water Quality and Harmful Algal Blooms.” Dr. Cruse spoke during the opening general session in a presentation entitled “Water Quality – Why Such a Challenge?” The following is… Read More From the IWC Director: Water Quality – Why Such a Challenge?