Articles from April 2019

Photo of the Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory building

Iowa recovers from devastating floods, prepares for more

Friday, April 19, 2019
Iowans are being asked to use last month's catastrophic flooding as leverage to renew conversations about prevention and state water quality, since climate-change experts warn such incidents will become more frequent.
Aerial photo of the Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory

Three ways to address increasing flood risk in the Midwest

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Historic flooding across the Great Plains and Midwest has been devastating. While waters may be receding, farmers and communities aren’t out of the woods yet. Recovery will be costly and lengthy, and additional floods could be around the corner.