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Stories Tagged "floods"

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Iowa Floods 2010? (Full Program) (#320)

posted on February 18, 2010 at 6:34 PM

Iowa Floods 2010? (Full Program) (#320)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at the potential for 2010 floods similar to those of 2008. 27:47 Read More »

Will the Snows of '10 Become the Floods of '10? (#320)

posted on February 18, 2010 at 6:16 PM

Will the Snows of '10 Become the Floods of '10? (#320)
Meteorologists wonder if this winter's abundance of snow will cause flooding of the scale experienced in 2008. 02:55 Read More »

Living with Future Floods in Iowa: Overview of 2008 Floods (Full Programs) (#231)

posted on June 2, 2009 at 2:15 PM

Living with Future Floods in Iowa: Overview of 2008 Floods (Full Programs) (#231)
Full Program: Since 1980, Iowa has recorded at least 230 river flooding events. Is it time for Iowa to change the way it deals with floods? Can more be done to slow runoff from the rural landscape? What can urban areas do to reduce the damage? Can Iowa get... 26:46 Read More »

Rural Iowa Flood Issues (#231)

posted on June 2, 2009 at 2:03 PM

Rural Iowa Flood Issues (#231)
Since 1980, Iowa has recorded at least 230 river flooding events. Is it time for Iowa to change the way it deals with floods? Can more be done to slow runoff from the rural landscape? What can urban areas do to reduce the damage? Can Iowa get... 09:21 Read More »

Solutions for Future Iowa Floods (#231)

posted on June 2, 2009 at 2:03 PM

Solutions for Future Iowa Floods (#231)
Since 1980, Iowa has recorded at least 230 river flooding events. Is it time for Iowa to change the way it deals with floods? Can more be done to slow runoff from the rural landscape? What can urban areas do to reduce the damage? Can Iowa get... 04:02 Read More »

Urban Issues with the Iowa Floods (#231)

posted on June 2, 2009 at 2:03 PM

Urban Issues with the Iowa Floods (#231)
Since 1980, Iowa has recorded at least 230 river flooding events. Is it time for Iowa to change the way it deals with floods? Can more be done to slow runoff from the rural landscape? What can urban areas do to reduce the damage? Can Iowa get... 07:47 Read More »

Wetlands for Flood Control (Full Program) (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 5:49 PM

Wetlands for Flood Control (Full Program) (#215)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at conservation efforts as a means for helping with flood control. 27:47 Read More »

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 5:32 PM

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)
What is the role of wetlands in controlling water run-off, erosion, and flooding? Paul Yeager hosts a discussion with guests Marty Adkins, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Resources and Jack Riessen, Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 12:00 Read More »

Wetlands as Flood Control? (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Wetlands as Flood Control?  (#215)
The Iowa Journal looks at conservation efforts as a means for helping with flood control. 05:00 Read More »

Rebuilding Cedar Rapids, Iowa (#213)

posted on January 22, 2009 at 5:19 PM

Rebuilding Cedar Rapids, Iowa (#213)
A mall that was running out of tenants, gained when the flood of 2008 displaced city and county offices. Will they stay together and add the schools into the mix? 04:02 Read More »

Vinton, Iowa: New Home for AmeriCorps NCCC Members (#211)

posted on January 7, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Vinton, Iowa: New Home for AmeriCorps NCCC Members  (#211)
Iowa wants young people to come to the state, and AmeriCorps has brought 160 new recruits into the state's center. What do these young adults bring with them, and how is Iowa the better for it? The Iowa Journal takes a look. 04:35 Read More »

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)

posted on December 31, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)
Full Program: To help reflect on just what these issues mean for the state in the next year, two reporters: Kay Henderson, news director of Radio Iowa, and Todd Dorman, a columnist with the Cedar Rapids Gazette will join host Paul Yeager on The Iowa Journal. 28:46 Read More »

Iowa Issues: The 2008 Floods (#210)

posted on December 30, 2008 at 5:50 PM

Iowa Issues: The 2008 Floods (#210)
If there was a persistent story this year it was weather-related. Recent days have featured conversation-worthy snowfall and ice. But it was the floods of 08 that defined the year. 02:26 Read More »

Iowa Issues: The 2008-2009 Economy (#210)

posted on December 30, 2008 at 5:43 PM

Iowa Issues: The 2008-2009 Economy (#210)
Next to the floods, the economic downturn has been the most persistent topic of public conversation in Iowa. 02:27 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Charles City (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Charles City (#208)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels to Charles City to see how the residents fared during and after the June 2008 floods. 05:00 Read More »
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