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UI consults new flood model

IOWA CITY (KWWL)-- University of Iowa officials hope a $200,000 flood model project will help predict susceptibility to flooding along the Iowa River.

Officials will consult a highly detailed model of the river in planning mitigation and construction projects.

The model covers a 13 mile stretch along the river-- from the Coralville Dam to the southern edge of Iowa City. It also covers three miles along Clear Creek, 19 bridges, two dams and nearly every major structure along that stretch of the waterway.

The University of Iowa is funding the project.

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