2015 Iowa Water Conference

2015 Iowa Water Conference

March 2-3, 2015, Ames, Iowa
Currents & Currencies: Trends and Motivators for Better Water Management

Thank you for making the 2015 Iowa Water Conference a success! With nearly 400 participants, 35 educational and research posters, and 26 exhibitors, this conference again made its mark as the premiere event for water management in Iowa. A recap of the event can be found on this page and will be updated as needed.

Listing of Presentations

Links to copies of presentations can be found in "PDF" hyperlink below speaker name
Links to videos can be found in "Video" hyperlink below speaker name (will be added as available)

Monday, March 2        
         
The Art of Portland's Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management: Green Streets, Green Stewars, Green Roofs, Green Art.
Henry Stevens
PDF
YouTube Video
  Feasibility of Drainage Water Capture for Irrigation in Iowa Christopher J. Anderson
YouTube Video
  Agricultural Runoff and Lake Erie: Past, Present and Future                   Laura Johnson
PDF
         
Perennial Easements for Improved Water Quality: Agroforestry Opportunities  
Jeff Jensen
PDF
  Golf, Trains and Highways - Addressing Three Unique Impairments to Brown's Creek                          
Kevin Biehn
YouTube Video
  Tile Water Monitoring
Adam Kiel
YouTube Video
         
Farmer-led Efforts to Implement the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy                         Sean McMahon
PDF
  Bringing Life Back to Iowa's Shallow Lakes and Marshes
Michael Shannon and Rick Verchota
YouTube Video
   
         
Two Case Studies in One Town: Bio-swale and Permeable Pavement Installation in Davenport                          Brian Stineman
PDF
YouTube Video
  Farmer Perspectives on Ecosystem Service Management and Targeted Conservation
Emily Zimmerman
YouTube Video
   
         
IEDA Sponsored Water, Stormwater, and Wastewater Best Management Practices Template                         Jeff Geerts, Jim Patrick, Tom Price
YouTube Video
  The Need to Become Your Own Testplot: A Discussion of Iowa Farmers' Soil Health Management Adoption Rates and Implications    
Sarah Mine
   
         
Clinton Paves the Way: Permeable Pavers, Silva Cells, Biocells and SQR
Jason Craft
PDF
YouTube Video
  All In for Positive Change: Establishing a Watershed Management Authority for the Fourmile Creek Watershed   
Mark Land
  Towards an Integrated Flood Preparedness and Response in Iowa: Centralized Data Access, Analysis, and Visualization                        Ibrahim Demir
         
When Did Rain Water, a Resource, Become Storm Water, a Nuisance?
John Royster
PDF
       
         
Tuesday, March 3        
         
Neonicitinoid Insecticides: What is All the "Buzz" About?
Dana Kolpin
PDF
       
         
Stormwater Quality Planning for Municipalities: Assessing Runoff Quality to Identify Cost-effective Practices to Reduce Pollutant Loads Eric Thompson
YouTube Video
  Satellite Soil Moisture for Iowa
Brian Hornbuckle
YouTube Video
  Squaw Creek Watershed Management Authority Watershed Planning
Penny Brown Huber and Pat Conrad
YouTube Video
         
Street Sweeping and Urban Watersheds   
Paula Kalinosky
PDF
YouTube Video
  Decreasing Dissolved Phosphorus Losses to Surface Waters with Phosphorus Removal Structures: A New Best Management Practice Chad Penn
YouTube Video
  Social Indicators Assessment- WMA Perspectives and Approaches                         Jody Bailey, Jennifer Ryan Fencl and Ross Evelsizer
YouTube Video
         
Walking the Talk - Coralville Stormwater Management Leadership                   John Lundell
YouTube Video
  Iowa Daily Erosion Project 2.0 
Brian Gelder
YouTube Video
   
         
Nitrate Export from Drainage Districts in the Lyons Creek Watershed  Charles Ikenberry, Keith Schilling and Chris Jones
PDF
YouTube Video
  Riverine Wetland Monitoring in Iowa
Jacklyn Gautsch and Brandon Harland
YouTube Video
  Flood Preparedness Tools for Iowa
Jeff Zogg, Kris Lander and Nathan Young
YouTube Video
         
Conservation Drainage: Innovative Concepts that Provide Win-Win Solutions                            Chuck Brandel
PDF
YouTube Video
  The Skunk River Navy: 17 Years Before the Mast
Jim Colbert
YouTube Video
   
         
Iowa Water Quality Initiative - Targeted Demonstration Projects  Matt Lechtenberg & Michelle Elliott
PDF
YouTube Video
  Water Quality of Farmed Wetlands in Iowa
Vince Evelsizer
YouTube Video
   
         
2015 Iowa Water Conference Awards Presentation
PDF
  Accelerating Innovation, Productivity and Sustainability in U.S. Agriculture                        Maree Deventer
PDF
  Sixteen Things to Know About the DMWW Proposed Drainage District Lawsuit
Neil Hamilton
PDF
YouTube Video
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