New opportunities is hardly an image that comes to mind when driving by a sky-high pile of old tires. In fact, old tires or “waste tires” as they are commonly known pose a number of environmental hazards such as catching fire, becoming a breading ground for mosquitos, and even leaving behind hazardous oil residue that pollutes surface and groundwater.
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.
Winter is coming. Before it gets too cold it is good to think about protecting your well in the upcoming winter months. Here are 3 suggestions to keep your well safe this season. Protect Your Pump Many wells are buried deep in the ground and protected from the cold temperatures. But if your pump is […]
The premiere event for groundwater professionals kicks off in a few short weeks on December 6, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thousands of professionals from all sectors of the groundwater industry will come together to discover solutions to current and future challenges at the National Groundwater Association’s Groundwater Week.
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