Floyd River Drainage Mitigation


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Engineering students developed design solutions to mitigate the threat of pooling behind the Floyd River levee and reduce flood insurance rates for the Leeds neighborhood in Sioux City, IA. These designs included recommendations for detention basins, pumping stations, and green alternatives.

Read the final student report delivered to the local gov/community partner.

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Jacob Odgaard
Civil and Environmental Engineering

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