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Stories Tagged "water"

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Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)
The Iowa Journal travels to Boone and Otho to look at projects aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from farm fields. That runoff ends up in nearby waterways and travels as far as the Gulf of Mexico, contributing to pollution that is killing... 05:20 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 »

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 »

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 »

Discussion: Iowa Congressional District #1 (#203)

posted on October 23, 2008 at 3:30 PM

Discussion: Iowa Congressional District #1  (#203)
"The Iowa Journal" takes a look at the issues facing the state's 1st congressional district. This district is comprised of 12 counties. The district is often called the John Deere district and Deere and Company has operations in the biggest... 12:00 Read More »

Iowa Congressional District #1 - A Profile (#203)

posted on October 23, 2008 at 1:32 PM

Iowa Congressional District #1 - A Profile (#203)
"The Iowa Journal" takes a look at the issues facing the state's 1st congressional district. This district is comprised of 12 counties. The district is often called the John Deere district and Deere and Company has operations in the biggest... 04:48 Read More »

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Full Program) (#173)

posted on August 29, 2008 at 9:59 AM

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Full Program) (#173)
Full Program: Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa. "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 28:46 Read More »

Discussion: Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (#173)

posted on August 27, 2008 at 3:20 PM

Discussion: Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (#173)
Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa. "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 10:00 Read More »

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Feature) (#173)

posted on August 19, 2008 at 11:31 AM

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Feature) (#173)
Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 05:00 Read More »

June 19th Flood Report (#165)

posted on June 19, 2008 at 9:33 PM

June 19th Flood Report (#165)
This is an overview of flooding in towns across Iowa. 04:28 Read More »

Discussion: Iowa Natural Disasters 2008 - Looking Ahead (#164)

posted on June 12, 2008 at 11:25 AM

Discussion: Iowa Natural Disasters 2008 - Looking Ahead (#164)
The economic impact from the storms is assessed with David Swenson, an Iowa State University economist and L.D. McMullen, retired CEO and General Manager of the Des Moines Water Works. He now consults on water resource planning with the... 13:42 Read More »

Flooding Across Iowa - 2008 Floods Overview (#164)

posted on June 12, 2008 at 11:22 AM

Flooding Across Iowa - 2008 Floods Overview (#164)
The Iowa Journal takes a look at the widespread effects of extreme weather on Iowa so far this year. 06:06 Read More »

Iowa Floods and Natural Disasters - Taking Stock (Full Program) (#164)

posted on June 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Floods and Natural Disasters - Taking Stock (Full Program) (#164)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal will assess the economic impact from the storms with David Swenson, an Iowa State University economist and L.D. McMullen, retired CEO and General Manager of the Des Moines Water Works. 27:46 Read More »
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