Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs, and events. Topics this week include the flushing of fire hydrants, a free insect zoo at Mercer Park, and much more. Select the image below to watch Iowa City Update.

Fire Hydrant Flushing

Crews have begun the annual process of flushing fire hydrants. Learn why this process is important, how it can cause temporary water discoloration, and different ways to follow along with the schedule.

Community Police Review Board Forum

The public is invited to participate in this virtual forum to hear views on Iowa City Police Department policies, practices, and procedures. 

Electric Bus Bash

Help Iowa City Transit celebrate the addition of four electric buses with a fun celebration on Earth Day. The event will feature bus tours, speakers, refreshments, giveaways, and more fun!

Insect Zoo at Mercer Park

Don't miss your chance to see over 100 living species of insects! Zoo staff will share information about the arthropods and even let kids handle millipedes, beetles, walking sticks and more.

BookWalk at Willow Creek Park

Back for its second year, this interactive installation allows you to read a story while enjoying the beauty of nature.


Date of publication

Monday, April 18, 2022