IFIS HELP HOME
IFIS is designed using latest web technologies, and is tested on all major browsers. Please use the latest version of your web browser. IFIS provides a better user experience on the Google Chrome web browser with higher screen resolutions.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS



Q1. How can I bookmark and quickly access my community?
Once you have found your community on IFIS, its name appears on the information panel on the right side of your browser. Click the image next to the name of your community. Then bookmark the address you see on your browser's address bar.

Q2. How do I access IFIS information during a power outage?
The Iowa Flood Center provides several alternative ways to access IFIS. During a power outage, you can use your smart phone to access the IFIS Mobile or IFIS iPhone app if you have an iPhone.

Q3. Will the IFC and DNR install more stream sensors across the state?
The Iowa Flood Center recently signed a new contract with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to deploy 50 more sensors across the state this year.

Q4. Are you going to install a stream sensor near my community?
We are currently considering suggestions for the 50 new sensor locations. Please contact us if you have site requests or suggestions.

Q5. Does IFIS work on all web browsers?
IFIS is designed using the latest web technologies, and is tested on all major browsers. Please use the latest version of your web browser. IFIS provides a better user experience on the Google Chrome web browser with higher screen resolutions.

Q6. Who should I contact if IFIS functions do not work properly on my computer?
Please contact us and provide details of the problem (how to repeat the error, what you see [and expect to see] during the error) and your browser information (browser name, version, operating system, etc.).

Q7. Can I suggest a new function or a new data source (USGS stream gauge, etc.)?
Yes please contact us with your suggestions.