In a word: overwhelming.

Post written by Melissa Miller, Associate Director for the Iowa Water Center As I reflect on the 2019 Iowa Water Conference, the first word that comes to mind is overwhelming. Overwhelming numbers – of people attending, sponsors and exhibitors, and speakers. Overwhelming breadth of topics and information presented. Overwhelming energy, optimism, new ideas. Overwhelming support… Read More In a word: overwhelming.

The Realms of Flood Resilience: protecting our communities

Post submitted by Craig Just, assistant professor for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa and Ashlee Johannes, coordinator for the Iowa Watershed Approach Flood Resilience Program.  How can we become more flood resilient? Community resilience is a recent desire for communities that face a serious disruption in their routine. But, what… Read More The Realms of Flood Resilience: protecting our communities