2016 Iowa Water Conference

2016 Iowa Water Conference

March 23-24, 2016, Ames, Iowa
AtTENtion - EnlighTEN - InTENsify: TEN years of the Iowa Water Conference

Thanks to all who participated in the 2016 Iowa Water Conference! With nearly 500 participants, 44 educational and research posters, and 32 exhibitors, this was the largest event in the Iowa Water Conference's ten years. A recap of the event can be found on this page, which 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)
Links with a * denote Adobe Connect recordings made possible by NRCS Cooperative Agreement 68-6114-15-016
 

Weds. Mar. 23        
Water Quality in Iowa: What Does the Public Think?
 
Andrew Stephenson
 
PDF
Zero Discharge City: Is this for Real?
 
Brett Emmons
 
PDF
Think outside the treatment plan: Improve your water quality and save money
 
Eric Thompson
 
PDF
 
   
Native vegetation in stormwater BMPs: How to put the plants to work
 
Chant Eicke
 
PDF
 
1000s of acres: adding conservation partners
 
Angie Carter & Jean Eells
 
PDF
Farmed Potholes: Money Make or Profit Taker?
 
Adam Kiel
 
PDF
  Plans to make satellite soil moisture work in Iowa
 
Brian Hornbuckle
 
PDF
Stormwater BMP designs - Beyond the designs and drainage report
 
Judith Joyce

 

Water in Iowa: Voicing the Lexicon
 
Ames High School Bluestem Institute

 

Paying farmers to grow clean water: an analysis of the benefits of CRP lands in Indian Creek
 
Kris Johnson
 
PDF
  Effects of some phosphorus and soil conservation management practices on dissolved and total phosphorus loss with surface runoff
 
Antonio Mallarino & Mazaq U. Har
Installed BMPs can make a difference - Come and see how
 
Monica Smith
 
PDF

 

Iowa farmers' perpectives on actions toward nutrient reduction strategy goals
 
J. Gordon Arbuckle, Jr.
 
PDF
Video*
Status and Update on river-floodplain re-connectivity research near Green Island, Iowa
 
Greg Nalley
 
PDF

 

Science Communication
 
Dara Wald & Pat Boddy
 
PDF

 

Understanding the diversity in nutrient management practice use in midwestern agriculture
 
Hanna Bates

 
PDF

Water reuse: Retrofitting last century technology for the future
 
Meghan Funke
 
PDF
 
RetaiN Iowa: Engaging farmers in on-farm nitrogen testing
 
Jamie Benning & Clare Lindahl
 
PDF
Video*
Improving water quality - One ravine at a time
 
Todd Shoemaker

PDF

  How efficiently do corn- and soybean-based cropping sytems use water? A systems modeling analysis
 
Ranae Dietzel
Thurs., Mar. 24        
From Drought to El Nino, California's Water Odyssey
 
Doug Parker
 
PDF
Looking under the hood: The pros and cons of using law to achieve environmental quality
 
Jerry Anderson
 
PDF
 
Engaging people to preserve water resources: Insights from psychology
 
Christie Manning
 
PDF
   
Pollinators and water quality: Five key connections
 
Dan Shaw
 
PDF
 
 
 
 
 
Urban-rural water quality partnerships
 
Dustin Miller & Jonathan Gano, moderated by Sean McMahon
 
Miller PDF
Miller Video*

 
Gano PDF
Gano Video*
Introducing Iowa StreamStats version 4, a redesign of the U.S. Geological Survey application for estimating low-flow frequencies, flow durations, and flood frequencies for stream sites in Iowa
 
David Eash
 
PDF
 
Hydrologic impacts of drainage systems
 
Kristie Franz
 
PDF
 
 
 
 

 

Getting into soil and water virtually with PEWI
 
Lisa Schulte-Moore
 
PDF
 
 
 
 
 
Up the brick street, with a paddle
 
Steven Diers
 
PDF
 
 
 
Targeted variable rate fertilizer application: A rare win for water quality and farmers
 
Rebecca Kluckhohn
 
Video*
Improving water quality through precision business planning
 
David Muth, Jr.
 
PDF
 

 
 
 

Are the Great Plains going dry?
 
Daniel Devlin
 
PDF
 
 
 
 
Comparing the water-use and water-use-efficiency of biomass sorghum and maize in the rain-fed, Midwest, US
 
Matt Roby
 
PDF
 
Evaluating the benefits of watershed and stream habitat improvements to fish and other aquatic life
 
Mike Steuck
 
 
 
Real-time continuous nitrate monitoring provides insights into N loss mechanisms
 
Caroline Davis
 
PDF
Video*
Over land, water, air and cyberspace - Using new resources in watershed planning
 
Gregory Pierce & Ryan Peterson
 
PDF

 

Long-term and recent-term trend analysis results for floods, high flows, and low flows in Iowa
 
David Eash
 
PDF

 

Seasonal forecasting of discharge for the Raccoon River at Van Meter, Iowa
 
Gabriele Villarini
 
PDF
 
 
Stream channel restoration to improve dissolved oxygen
 
Rebecca Kluckhohn
 

 

Runoff risk: A decision support tool for nutrient application timing
 
Dustin Goering
 
PDF
Video*
 
Using technology to fill information gaps on BMP benefits between on-the-ground implementation and large scale planning efforts
 
Drew Kessler
 
PDF
New data/old data - A behind the scenes look at the creation of a FEMA floodplain map
 
Kyle Riley
 
PDF
 
 
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