IFIS HELP HOMEIFIS 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 browsers address bar.
Q1. How can I add IFIS app to my smartphone homepage?
Please check the PDF document for instructions.
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 will work with DNR and other partners to explore funding opportunities to expand the statewide stream sensor network.
Q4. Are you going to install a stream sensor near my community?
Please contact us if you have site requests or suggestions.
Q5. Does IFIS work on all web browsers? How can I fix functionality issues?
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. If you see a problem in a specific functionality, please report to us through our contact page. We suggest reloading the page in your browser and cleaning cache of your browser since data and functionality may be updated in IFIS during your visit.
Q6. Who should I contact if IFIS functions do not work properly on my computer?
Please visit our contact page and provide details of the problem, including 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.