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.
News, Events, and Updates from MCWEC
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. […]
With an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 89-2, the U.S. Senate passed SB 914 yesterday, April 29 to authorize over $35 billion in funding to improve water infrastructure and drinking water safety.
Ready to get your feet wet in water quality monitoring? Literally! In 1996 the Indiana Department of Environmental Management created the Hoosier Riverwatch program to increase public awareness of water quality issues by training volunteers to monitor stream water quality and participate in clean-up activities. The program currently has over 3,000 trained stream monitors and […]
Our clean water supply in Indiana is plentiful; most days we don’t think twice about it. Yet we should always be mindful of our actions – to live in solidarity with the many villages globally who must work daily to obtain clean water for drinking and other basic human needs. This story of hope from Antwada, India inspires us to continue working together as a community to protect our drinking water.
HOW DOES THIS AFFECT ME IN THE FUEL AND CONVENIENCE STORE BUSINESS? Changes to Indianapolis zoning codes and Marion County health ordinances will likely affect your business operations by mandating certain Best Management Practices (BMPs) that were previously voluntary. If you are careful to contain your contaminants, you will avoid polluting your site, or environs […]