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Iowa Recovers from Devastating Floods, Prepares for More

Iowa Recovers from Devastating Floods, Prepares for More DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowans are being asked to use last month’s catastrophic flooding as leverage to renew conversations about prevention and state water quality, since climate-change experts warn such incidents will become more frequent.

Flooding in 2008 led state lawmakers to create the Iowa Flood Center to mitigate the effects of future flooding. Three years ago, the federal government also got involved, providing nearly 100-million dollars to the state for the Iowa Watershed Approach. …(Read More)

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