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
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
Success in water-related work, whether it is out in the farm field, a backyard, or in city infrastructure, cannot be achieved alone. It is done by a community and for a community. With that in mind, the Iowa Water Conference Planning Committee is happy to announce the theme for the 2018 Iowa Water Conference: “Our Watershed,… Read More 2018 Iowa Water Conference – Call for Abstracts!
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
It’s been a little quiet around this old blog-that tends to happen in the aftermath of the Iowa Water Conference. A challenge we’ve always faced is limited staff – you’ll notice there are only two faces on our About Us page. That’s about to change. Today, our posting for a program assistant went live on… Read More We’ve got news…
It’s been a week since the opening of the 2016 Iowa Water Conference, one of the most highly attended events in its ten year history. We’ve been busy tying up loose ends, getting presentations posted on the event page, and even catching a few breaths here and there. A week removed seems like a good time… Read More Reflections on the 2016 Iowa Water Conference
In addition to the many breakout presentations already scheduled at the Iowa Water Conference, we’ll also offer a venue for recent water research to be presented. The following eight presentations have been scheduled: Wednesday, March 23 Plans to Make Satellite Soil Moisture Work in Iowa Brian Hornbuckle, Iowa State University Department of Agronomy New satellites… Read More Water research presentations at the Iowa Water Conference