NPR: IN Ag Conservation Practices Improve Water Quality, Aquatic Life In Gulf Of MexicoPosted Jul 29, 2016
Voluntary conservation farming practices are measurably decreasing nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River Basin, and this good news: from the Midwest, all the way down the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico. As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Nick Janzen reports, the Indiana trend in conservation is reducing the pollution that creates harmful algae blooms and the gulf’s dead zone.
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WTHI-TV: 100+ Indiana communities charge storm water feePosted Jul 20, 2016
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Storm water fees and utilities exist all over the state of Indiana. That’s according to a document obtained by News 10. It’s part of research presented to the city engineer’s office by the consultant helping the city with establishing a storm water fee.
Terre Haute’s Sanitary District is faced with a federal mandate. The EPA requires the city to stay on course with the utility’s Long Term Control Plan. This... Read More »
IN Public Media: June Tests Show Bloomington Water Quality StatusPosted Jul 19, 2016
The City of Bloomington Utilities is reporting an increase in Disinfectant By-Product levels, but the numbers have not surpassed what is allowed. It is common for DBP levels to rise in the summer and during warm weather.
The June 2016 levels are higher than May 2016, but the City of Bloomington says the numbers are lower than June 2015.
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