Bridge Sensors Installed in Turkey River Watershed

Two Eleven new bridge sensors, which use sonar to detect the height of water under a bridge and automatically relay that information over the cell phone network, have been installed on the Turkey and Volga Rivers (also Crane Creek, Roberts Creek, Little Turkey RIver, and Otter Creek). The sensors were built by students at the Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa toprovide real-time stage data that can be used by emergency personnel in Clayton and Fayettte counties.

Bridge Sensors and USGS Streamflow Gauges in the Turkey River Watershed (Map)

Project Overview: http://iowafloodcenter.org/projects/stream-stage-sensor-pilot-project-with-iowa-dnr/
News Article: http://www.cee.engineering.uiowa.edu/news/newsDetail.php?newsID=715

 

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