ISWEP coordinator published in Cityscape magazine

Congratulations to Patti Cale-Finnegan, ISWEP Coordinator, for the recent publication of “Paying for storm water”. The article was published in the Iowa League of Cities “Cityscape” magazine June 2019 edition. Cities and consultants interested in learning more about stormwater utlities in Iowa and nationwide should attend ISWEP’s “What’s Next For...

Continue reading

Job Opening: Senior Environmental Specialist at JEO Consulting

Job Opening: Senior Environmental Specialist at JEO Consulting The Environmental Sciences Team provides expertise and services for all types of regulatory and environmental related projects. Project types include, but are not limited, to permitting, stream and wetland mitigation, mitigation banking, field studies, NEPA, and wetland delineations. The Senior Environmental Scientist...

Continue reading

2019 Iowa Water Conference photo contest winners announced

1st Place: “Sunrise Spread” by Ross Evelsizer. Taken at Cardinal Marsh in Winneshiek County.   2nd Place: “Driftless Riffles” by Hunter Slifka. Taken at Silver Creek in Howard County.   3rd Place: “For Whom Does the River Flow” by Emily Martin. Taken in Little Cedar in Mitchell County.

Continue reading

Josh Balk named stormwater Partner of the Year

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership is pleased to announce that Josh Balk with Blackhawk Soil and Water Conservation District recently received a Stormwater and Urban Watershed Partner of the Year Award at the 2019 Iowa Water Conference in Ames.  The award recognizes Josh for his leadership role as project coordinator...

Continue reading

Story County Conservation awarded stormwater Watershed Development of the Year

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership is pleased to announce that Story County Conservation recently received the Stormwater and Urban Watershed Development of the Year Award at the 2019 Iowa Water Conference held in Ames. Mike Cox, Director Story County Conservation, Ted Tedesco and Jim Pease, Story County Conservation Board, Ryan...

Continue reading

City of Hills receives stormwater award for Jurisdiction of the Year

The Iowa Stormwater Education Partnership is pleased to announce that the City of Hills recently received a Stormwater and Urban Watershed Jurisdiction of the Year Award at the 2019 Iowa Water Conference in Ames.  Cathy Fitzmaurice-Hill, City Administrator along with Matt Klein and Kevin Trom, Shive-Hattery accepted the award on...

Continue reading

Stormwater Award nominations due today!

Awards Recognizing Outstanding Performance Related to Urban Watershed Protection and Improvement of Water Quality in Iowa Awards are given at the annual Iowa Water Conference, and fall within 3 different categories. Jurisdiction (City, County etc.):  This award is given to a jurisdiction or group that has implemented Green Infrastructure and...

Continue reading

Job Opening: City of Ames Stormwater Intern

The Engineering Division of the Ames Public Works Department is seeking motivate and creative students for a paid intership position for the 2019 construction season. Applications will be accepted from Jan 14th – 28th. Interviews begin the week of February 4th. Click Here for more information.

Continue reading

Iowa Water Improvement Grant Program now accepting applications

Grant Application Now Available for Download The DNR is now looking for proposals that demonstrate an ability to put in place innovative, targeted, impactful, and sustainable Clean Water Awareness and Education Campaigns. Please see the following link provided by IDNR. Then click “Grant Guidance Document.” ISWEP is able to assist...

Continue reading

Job Opening: City of Urbandale Engineering & Stormwater Technician

  OPENING DATE: 07/05/18 CLOSING DATE: 07/26/18 11:59 PM Summary of Posting: Under the general direction of Assistant Director of Engineering, performs a variety of skilled drafting and surveying to produce engineering maps, plans and drawings of public infrastructure improvements, and to inspect public works projects for compliance with construction...

Continue reading