River levels updated every 15 minutes
Flood alerts and forecasts enhance flood preparedness
Community-based flood maps show the extent and depth of predicted floodwaters
Real-time flood information for more than 1,000 Iowa communities
The Iowa Flood Information System is nationally recognized for its innovative approach to communicating flood risks and reducing flood impacts.
The IFIS structure allows other state and regional institutions to easily develop similar systems for transferring knowledge and disseminating flood-related data and information to the public. This publication provides an overview of the design and capabilities of the IFIS developed as a platform to provide one-stop access to flood-related information.