The University of Iowa

Stormwater Management

Stormwater Management
Sabula dock design

Sabula Municipal Dock Design and Engineering

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students will evaluate and design a municipal dock along the Mississippi River for the City of Sabula, Iowa. The city of Sabula, Iowa, is an island town situated on...

Maquoketa River WMA Governance and Organizational Effectiveness

Clinic law students, who are second or third-year students at the University of Iowa College of Law participating in the Community Empowerment Law Project (CELP), worked with Maquoketa River WMA officials to improve organizational effectiveness and...
MRWMA Film Interview

Maquoketa River Watershed Short Film

Department of Cinematic Arts student Andrew Senneff created a short informational film about the Maquoketa River Watershed, with the goal of educating the public about the importance of watershed management. Maquoketa River WMA representatives...
ICIGO Logo. Source: Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences

Maquoketa River Watershed Interactive GIS Map

As part of the ICIGO student organization within the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, students created an interactive GIS map for the Maquoketa River watershed. The students used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools to...
Monticello Site Visit

Monticello Floodplain and Prairie Restoration

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, a group of students completed engineering plans for the redesign of a riverside constructed wetland and a 12-acre flood plain and prairie in...
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Maquoketa Subdivision Site Development

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students completed an evaluation and redesign of a land use master plan for undeveloped land in Maquoketa, Iowa. The scope of this project was to provide the City of...
Designs of Sock Sleeves and Rock Check Dam

Camp Courageous Stormwater Quality and Detention

Civil & Environmental Engineering students designed stormwater management facilities to improve stormwater quality and promote habitat growth. Camp Courageous officials requested stormwater management facilities that best showcase functionality...
A culvert in Bellevue

Bellevue Flood Mitagation and Stormwater Management

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for flood impact mitigation measures in Bellevue, Iowa, including culvert improvements, drainage channels, and residentail flood walls...
sump_pump_analysis

Waterloo Sump Pump Discharge Systems Design & Engineering

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students recommended and designed systems for resolving sump pump discharge issues that have created problems in residential Waterloo neighborhoods. The City of...
Volga Stormwater Improvement Focus Areas

Volga Stormwater Management Engineering & Design

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs stormwater management improvements to mitigate flooding issues in Volga. The city of Volga suffers from severe flooding during the spring...