Environment

Amy Kay/City of Davenport

Davenport is now the first urban area in the state to install a bioreactor at its waterfront.

A Breakfast of a Morning

Jul 29, 2017


Rock River Falling Slowly

Jul 28, 2017
WVIK News

After cresting earlier this week, the level of the Mississippi River is dropping fast, but not the Rock.

River Levels Falling

Jul 26, 2017
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. 

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