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By Mikael Mulugeta After two years as project manager for an NGO project in the Philippines, Marius Agua will serve as the project coordinator for the North Raccoon River Watershed Management Coalition (NRRWMC). In this new role, Agua will work with the NRRWMC to facilitate watershed planning activities, manage the implementation of flood resiliency conservation […]

Animation showing drought conditions across Iowa with a particular focus on IWA watersheds. The animation was developed using data from the US Drought Monitor.

The Iowa Watersheds Project: Iowa’s prototype for engaging communities and professionals in watershed hazard mitigation Larry J. Weber, Marian Muste, A. Allen Bradley, Antonio Arenas Amado, Ibrahim Demir, Chad W. Drake, Witold F. Krajewski, Tony J. Loeser, Marcela S. Politano, Breanna R. Shea & Nicholas W. Thomas

Canoeing in the Middle Cedar River

Benton County, Iowa on behalf of the Middle Cedar Watershed Management Authority (MCWMA) is seeking a written Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) from certified Engineers in the State of Iowa. SOQs should be submitted to: Adam Rodenberg 700 16th St NE, Suite 301 Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 SOQs must be submitted as one hard copy and […]

Canoers on the Upper Iowa River

Announcement Date: October 4, 2017 Application Closing Date: October 24, 2017 Anticipated Date of Hire: November 15, 2017 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. The project will […]

By Jackie Stolze In far southeast Iowa, a group of farmers and landowners is leading the state in flood mitigation efforts. The Iowa Flood Center and local partners organized a tour of the Soap Creek Watershed on Sept. 12 that attracted more than 75 people from around the state. The tour took participants on a […]