The next Iowa Drainage School is scheduled for August 20-22, 2024 at the Borlaug Learning Center/Northeast Research Farm near Nashua, Iowa.
Additional program details and registration will be available Spring 2024.
To train stakeholders in sub-surface drainage concepts, planning and laying out drainage systems including surveying a profile, laying out the system, calculating tile line sizes and spacing using actual field data, making connections, and setting up drainage control structures, NRCS program requirements, and fixing common drainage system issues.
This is a three-day school with each day including a combination of hands-on training, lecture and discussion, and problem solving using in-field examples. By attending this school, participants will be able to plan and layout subsurface drainage systems and workout estimated project costs.
- drainage contractors
- professional engineers and consultants
- NRCS professionals
- county administrators
- IDDA officials
- anyone interested in subsurface drainage design and maintenance