University of Iowa

Oskaloosa

Iowa Counties 
Mahaska

The City of Oskaloosa is the county seat of Mahaska County. Oskaloosa's economy centers on retails trade, agriculture, and an industrial park. With a growing economy and cultural scene, the community is facing its largest population, nearly 11,500 residents, since the 1970s. With the increase of residents, local officials are assessing how to sustain the growth in a sustainable manner.

Oskaloosa Projects

2010-2011

First Step Oskaloosa Solid Waste

Due to Oskaloosa's increase in population, city officials were interested in recommendations that supported growth in a sustainable way. Students evaluated the economic and environmental impacts of the City's waste hauling system and made recommendations for developing a more environmentally...