As we find ourselves more and more in the crosshairs of volatile weather patterns, it’s essential to understand the potential risks associated with storms and floods. While structural damage, power outages, and loss of property are top of mind, another frequently overlooked concern warrants our attention: the risk of household chemical spills during severe weather […]
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As summer beckons us into the great outdoors, there’s an opportunity right at your fingertips to infuse your hikes with citizen science! Through the “Reconnecting to Our Waterways (ROW) – Indianapolis” project on the “iNaturalist” platform, you can contribute valuable data and join a community of eco-observers while exploring the nature around Marion County. What […]
What does the term watershed mean? Why are they important? Check out a short video and learn more about protecting watersheds.
Groundwater contamination models, household hazardous waste and wellfield maps drive conversations at this year’s Earth Day Indiana Festival.
Stop by the Marion County Wellfield Education Booth during the 2023 Earth Day Indiana Festival – this Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Garfield Park.
In addition to complying with state and federal regulations, farm owners who have an on-site petroleum storage tank should be aware of best practices for storage to help prevent groundwater pollution. Petroleum products are made of volatile organic compounds (VOC) which can quickly reach groundwater supplies during a leak or spill depending on local geology […]