Flood Progress Ribbon Cutting on plaza between the Main Library, Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building and Samuel L. Becker Communication Studies Building. The ceremony was held on the opening day of classes to signify the accomplishment…
Iowa Governor Chet Culver, United States Senators Tom Harkin and Charles Grassley, and United States Congressman Dave Loebsack survey campus flooding with President Sally Mason and University Librarian Nancy Baker on Friday, June 13, 2008.
Aerial photographs of The University of Iowa campus. Photos taken when the Iowa River was at about 31 feet. Flood stage for the Iowa River at Iowa City is 22 feet. The previous record was set in 1993 at 28.5 feet.
Workers attempt to install water pump at Voxman Music Building as floodwater overtakes sandbag wall on Friday, June 13, 2008. The effort was too little, too late, as the sandbag wall was not enough to hold back the Iowa River floodwaters.