Iowa Water Conference 2013

Slides from presentations will be posted below as they are available:

Monday, March 4, 2013

Morning Plenary

Water management under climate change: Can we handle the variation in precipitation? --Jerry Hatfield, National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment
Des Moines Water Works' concerns about surface water quality and its impact on DMWW customers
-- Bill Stowe, Des Moines Water Works
The world outside: What they say about why your work matters -- Eric Eckl, Water Words That Work

Floodplain Management Sessions

Floodplain Management and Risk Communication: An Iowa Silver Jackets Pilot -- Jason Smith and Mike Dougherty, USACE Rock Island
Living with Floods: Interdisciplinary Flood Institute for Teachers -- Ted Neal and Leslie Flynn, College of Education, University of Iowa

Stormwater Sessions

Ankeny Did it to North Creek with Re-Shaping, Native Plantings and a Biocell - Greg Pierce, Nilles Associates
Davenport is Quacking over the Duck Creek Streambank Stabilization Project -- Brian Stineman, City of Davenport
Restoring Fourmile Creek, One Trib at a Time -- Amy Bryant, City of Ankeny and Ivo Lopez, Snyder & Associates

Conservation Works Sessions

STRIPS at Neal Smith -- Lisa Schulte Moore, Matt Helmers and Matt Liebman, Iowa State University, Seth Watkins, Pinhook Farms, and Doug Davenport, NRCS

Communication and Outreach Sessions

Water Words That Work (Part One) -- Eric Eckl, Water Words That Work
Water Words That Work (Part Two) -- Eric Eckl, Water Words That Work
Measuring Embraced Behavior to Evaluate Effectiveness of Education and Outreach -- Jesse Poore, Felsburg, Hole and Ullevig Engineering

Afternoon Plenary

Great Plains Region Water Resources -- Brian Haggard, Director, Arkansas Water Resource Center
Conservation practices targeting in watersheds -- Mark Tomer, Agricultural Research Service
The value of water -- John Downing, Iowa State University

Tuesday, March 5

Stormwater Management Sessions

The Watershed Game: Using intervative simulations to engage local leaders, provide effective education, and enhance their skills and toolbox of solutions towards achieving clean water goals -- John Bilotta, University of Minnesota Extension and Minnesota Sea Grant
Green Alleys Clean Water: The Dubuque Project -- Jon Dienst, City of Dubuque
Opening the LID Book of practices at the Cedar Rapids Public Library
-- Lisa Burch, YTT Design Solutions

Floodplain Management Sessions

Iowa Watersheds Project: Plan, Implement and Evaluate Watershed Projects to Reduce Flood Severity and Frequency in Iowa -- Larry Weber, IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa
Iowa Flood Studies (IFloodS): Enhancing the Satellite-based Observations of Precipitation Events - Witold Krajewski, Iowa Flood Center, University of Iowa

Agriculture and the Environment Sessions

The 2012-2013 Hydrologic and Climatologic panel discussion -
     Harry Hillaker, state climatologist, IDALS - Iowa climatic record
     Tim Hall, chief, Iowa Geological and Water Survey Bureau, Iowa DNR - hydrologic impacts
     John Holmes, field agronomist, Iowa State University Extension - agronomic impacts, agronomic planning decisions
     Kevin Landwehr, chief, Hydrology and Hydraulics Branch, Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District - federal reservoir impacts and reservoir management
Developing the baseline for the Nutrient Reduction Strategy
-- Reid Christianson, Center for Watershed Protection
Estimating pollutant load reductions for the Nutrient Reduction Strategy
-- Calvin Wolter, Iowa DNR
Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Projects (State Revolving Funds)
- Patti Cale-Finnegan, Iowa DNR and Lori Beary, Iowa Finance Authority

Education and Outreach Sessions

The Neighborhood Eco-Team Concept -- Stacie Johnson, ISWEP
Cedar River Watershed Projects -- Dennis Goemaat
Watershed Education - The Big Picture -- Mark Wagner, National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Joining Forces: Mutually Beneficial Collaborations Between Watershed Improvement Projects and Iowa's Small Colleges - Jodi Enos Berlage and Marty St. Clair
Iowa's Watershed Management Authority Projects panel - Lora Friest, Jennifer Fencl and Bill Micheel

Afteroon Plenary Sessions

From know-how to do-now: Water quality and quantity solutions and land use decisions -- Kamyar Enshayan, director, Center for Energy and Environmental Education, University of Northern Iowa
Regulation: Past, Present and the Potential Future
: Cathy Kling, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

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