As Iowa Watershed Approach program leader, Larry manages the activities and responsibilities of the Iowa Flood Center related to the IWA. Larry is also professor of civil and environmental engineering and the executive associate dean of engineering at the University of Iowa.
Storm Lake Pilot Tribune 12/10/2018 — The Iowa Watershed Approach Program is conferring with farmers and landowners, attempting to gather enough land to make conservation initiatives viable with about $2.5 million in grant money. With the highest nitrate concentration of any stream of its size in North America, the North Raccoon River Watershed is the target […]
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Ames, Iowa – The Daily Erosion Project, housed at the Iowa Water Center at Iowa State University, is now distributing Iowa Watershed Approach data to watersheds on USB drives. Examining soil erosion is critical to the conservation planning process because soil erosion and water runoff are closely linked: water runoff fuels the occurrence of flooding […]
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URBANA, Iowa (KCRG) – What happens upstream of Cedar Rapids can make the flood protection along the Cedar River vary. Farmers’ willingness to divert runoff from the river is also another key factor. Determining the best location for drainage basins or new ponds to slow water runoff could get a boost from what’s called “geological mapping.” […]
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Through the Iowa Watershed Approach statewide program, qualifying landowners can receive up to 90 percent cost-share assistance to implement small-scale flood mitigation practices. Across the state, the Iowa Watershed Approach (IWA) is working with landowners and other stakeholders to implement watershed projects to reduce flooding and improve water quality. The program focuses on nine watersheds […]