The University of Iowa

Stormwater Management

Stormwater Management
Team of students surveying land for stormwater management facilities

Stormwater Quality and Detention

Civil & Environmental Engineering students will design stormwater management facilities to reduce contaminant load and stormwater velocity throughout the watershed. Camp Courageous officials are actively looking for stormwater management...
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...
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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...

Manchester Water Source Protection Engineering & Design

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created design alternatives for water source protection in areas within and surrounding Manchester, Iowa. The City of Manchester has levels of nitrates...

Manchester Site Development and Stormwater Management

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for development of a new residential neighborhood in Manchester, as well as a stormwater management plan for the site. The City of...

Southbridge Industrial Park Utility and Drainage Improvements

Students in the Civil & Environmental Engineering program conducted a project that provided water utility improvements, future sanitary sewer projects, stormwater management, water quality, and flood protection in the Southbridge Industrial Park...

Perry Creek Flood Control and Design

Widening, straightening, embankment work, conduit reconstruction, levees, drainage structures, public and private utilities relocation, bridges, street construction, and appurtenant flood control measures to protect persons and property in the Perry...
Students sharing initial presentation with Mason City community partners

Flooding Risk Assessment using HAZUS modeling

Students in the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences course GIS for Environmental Studies course conducted a flooding risk assessment for the Cerro Gordo County Emergency Management Agency using HAZUS modeling software. University...

Stormwater Management and Utility Planning

Graduate students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning researched models of financing, established a budget, and developed a list of priority stormwater management projects based on their projected budgets and impacts to water quality and...