Articles from June 2023

2008 flood in Cedar Rapids

Iowa City flooding 15 years later

Thursday, June 15, 2023
It has been 15 years since the record breaking flooding that was seen across Eastern Iowa. One of the cities that was hit particularly hard was Iowa City. The 2008 flood shattered all prior flooding records in Iowa, doing major damage.
A person monitors a pipe as a construction vehicle digs out dirt around it

To help lessen flooding risk, Cedar Rapids looks upstream

Sunday, June 11, 2023
The city gives tens of thousands of dollars annually to flood mitigation efforts.