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|U. of Northern Iowa environmental center director suspects that Iowa's floods resulted from heavy rains on a landscape radically reengineered by humans. Plowed fields have replaced tallgrass prairies. Fields have been meticulously drained with underground pipes. Streams and creeks have been straightened. Most of the wetlands are gone. Flood plains have been filled and developed.|
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