Environment

River Levels Falling

23 hours ago
National Weather Service

Both the Rock and Mississippi Rivers have crested in the Quad Cities, and started to fall. 

Scott County Conservation Board

Nearly 50 years after it was built, it's time for major restoration work at West Lake Park. The Scott County Conservation Board is advertising for an engineering firm to oversee the project that could take a couple of years and cost a couple million dollars.

Herb Trix/WVIK

 Major flooding along the Rock River this week. It's about six feet over flood stage at Joslin and nearly 3 feet over flood stage at Moline on Monday. 

Learning on the Mississippi

Jul 22, 2017


Hot and humid conditions have caused MidAmerican Energy to issue a peak alert. It's in effect through Friday, encouraging customers to conserve energy. 

West Nile - It's Back

Jul 19, 2017

The first evidence of West Nile Virus this summer has been found in Rock Island County. The health department says one of several batches of mosquitoes it collected has tested positive for the sometimes deadly virus.

Michelle O'Neill / file photo WVIK News

River Action wants to know whether it's feasible to use the power of the Mississippi River to generate electricity. 

Modjeski and the Government Bridge

Jul 15, 2017


Placemaking

Jul 8, 2017


The Rain Barrel Ripple Effect

Jul 1, 2017


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