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Archive for May, 2019

Linn County Residents get Better Idea of 100 Year Flood Risk

Should Davenport Build a Flood Wall?

IIHR's Jacob Odgaard poses in a student study area of the Seamans Center for Engineering

Odgaard Wins H.A. Einstein Award

Posted on May 23rd, 2019

IIHR’s A. Jacob Odgaard recently received the ASCE’s H.A. Einstein Award for his leadership and tireless effort in the field of sediment transport and river erosion control.

In a Flood-Prone State, Past Disasters Have Lessons to Teach

‘You don’t know what’s in the water’: How crews are tackling environmental threats flooding leaves behind

Keith Schilling stands in a road ditch examining soil samples on a table.

Road Ditches Reduce Nutrients

Posted on May 3rd, 2019

Keith Schilling’s recent research suggests that water quality challenges in Iowa and nationally would be even greater if it weren’t for a little appreciated feature of the landscape — road ditches.

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