Deadline: September 30, 2019 11:59PM Iowa Water Conference 20/20: Bringing Our Water Vision into Focus Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa April 8-9, 2020 What does the path to meaningful change look like across the vast spectrum of water resource issues? Who are the drivers of change and who should be included at the table as critical… Read More #IWConf20 Call for Presentation Proposals
View photos from the 2019 Annual Photo Contest. … Read More 2019 Annual Photo Contest
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.
From Iowa Learning Farms I spent this summer traveling to field days around Iowa as well as driving back from our American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) annual meeting in Detroit, Michigan. One of my purposes in attending the ASABE meeting was to accept for the team the Blue Ribbon Award in the Educational Aids… Read More Working with Nature!
The Iowa Water Conference Planning Committee is proud to announce that the theme for the 2019 Iowa Water Conference is, “Back to Basics: Land, Water, People.” This theme is inspired by the need for our communities to look back on our history with the landscape and focus on the basics when it comes to building… Read More Call for abstracts for 2019 Iowa Water Conference now open
Photos from the 2018 Iowa Water Conference. Photos by Hanna Bates, Program Coordinator at the Iowa Water Center.
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