The Flood of ’93 ISU Stays Afloat

The Flood of ’93 ISU Stays Afloat

The summer of 1993, a summer etched in Iowan’s memories for years to come. [thunder] On Thursday evening, July 8th, rain started to fall in central Iowa. Not an uncommon occurrence this Spring. Iowa had been especially wet, and in the last two months the region had not seen more than two consecutive days ofRead More The Flood of ’93 ISU Stays Afloat

Roads, towns and livelihoods are washed away in Midwest floods

Roads, towns and livelihoods are washed away in Midwest floods

JUDY WOODRUFF: Now a look at the mounting toll taken by the ongoing flooding across the Midwestern United States. Thousands of homes are damaged and vast swathes of farmland underwater, leaving local residents and public officials trying to cope. In some places, the floodwaters swallowed entire neighborhoods and washed away bridges. MAN: There goes theRead More Roads, towns and livelihoods are washed away in Midwest floods

Rainwater Catchment from a High Tunnel for Irrigation Use

Rainwater Catchment from a High Tunnel for Irrigation Use

(opening music) So why put rain gutters on a high tunnel? Well, we find that when the rain water rolls off the roof of a high tunnel you frequently get wetness problems along the edge of the tunnel that seep back into the tunnel. There are erosion problems, all kinds of problems with that extraRead More Rainwater Catchment from a High Tunnel for Irrigation Use

Donald Trump saved cats from flood?

Donald Trump saved cats from flood?

I don’t think that’s what the president meant when he said he likes to grab them by the (meow). Some of you may have seen the picture circulating of a man in a flood with cats in his hands, and Donald Trumps head on his shoulders. It’s fake, phony, fake. Now most reasonable people canRead More Donald Trump saved cats from flood?