A new eco-friendly trend is hitting the streets and keeping trash and debris out of waterways. Plogging is picking up litter while running/jogging/walking. The word plogging actually comes from Sweden, blending the Swedish phrase ‘plocka upp’ (meaning ‘pick up’) and ‘jogging’. Keep America Beautiful picked up the trend in 20198 with an inaugural event in […]
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.
The Indiana Watershed Leadership Academy educates watershed coordinators, teachers, volunteers, engineers, district staff, non-profit organizations, and others to lead watershed efforts that improve water quality in Indiana. Led by Jane Frankenberger, Project Director, and Sara Peel, Academy Coordinator, more than 400 people have participated since the Academy started in 2006. For details about this year’s […]
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