From the southwestern corner of Indiana to areas across the northern part of the state, universities and colleges are undertaking countless water monitoring and research projects, data analysis, coordinating citizen science ventures, and working with other stakeholders to protect Indiana’s water resources.
Groundwater is your drinking water. Protect it!
Our mission is to protect the groundwater resources of Marion County by providing education and resources to individuals and businesses.
We conduct free and confidental personalized site assessments for any business located in one of Marion County’s wellfields.
Businesses located in a wellfield are eligible for assistance in order to help them achieve compliance with the wellfield protection code.
Printable guides, forms, and checklists for best management practices and required for compliance with Marion County and Indianapolis wellfield regulations.
Rain Gardens and Groundwater What is a Rain Garden? A rain garden is a garden that collects and filters water before it absorbs back into the ground. They are beneficial in areas that have larger surfaces that water cannot permeate through to get back into the ground. Rain gardens help conserve and recharge our groundwater. […]
Wellfield Protection Areas in Marion County, Indiana
square miles of land legally designated as Wellfield Protection Areas
billion gallons of water used yearly as part of the public water supply
wells which supply water to the public drinking water system