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IWA partner, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, has a job opening for a Program Planner 3. A full job description can be found here.

For farmers, timely information is vital. The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa is deploying new hydrologic stations that provide real-time weather information that farmers can use. The stations measure rainfall, wind speed and direction, and soil moisture and temperature. A shallow groundwater well also provides information about the water table. And […]

Buena Vista County in Iowa is requesting proposals for watershed and flood resilience planning services to assist the North Raccoon River Watershed Management Coalition (NRRWMC) with a multi-level, FEMA-compliant, comprehensive watershed planning effort to address factors that contribute to flooding and water quality in the North Raccoon River Watershed. To review the Request for Proposals, […]

Public engaged in conversation with IFC Director at Soap Creek Watershed Tour

By Jackie Hartling Stolze, Iowa Flood Center   They couldn’t stop the flood, but they could slow it down. Tim Sandeen remembers the bad old days in the Soap Creek Watershed. When he was a teenager, he and his friends would drive down to Soap Creek after a big rain to look at the damage. […]

Kate Giannini, a Johnson County native, has been immersed in the conservation and natural resources field on agricultural and urban landscapes for eleven years. A majority of that time was spent in a partnership position between the Johnson County Planning Department and the Johnson County Soil & Water Conservation District. During that time, Kate gained […]

Announcement Date: November 3, 2017 Application Closing Date: November 28, 2017 Anticipated Date of Hire: January 15, 2018 Winneshiek Soil and Water Conservation District seeks a Conservation Technician to assist in the survey and design of conservation practices that will address the goals of the Iowa Watershed Approach project for the Upper Iowa River Watershed. […]