The rising budget is largely due to a new expansion of its Lake Monroe Water Treatment plant.
Strong storms, lost trees lead to Indiana Arborist Association assessment.
Falling trees knocked out power and caused property damage across Lawrence County.
Thousands still in the dark following the latest round of nasty weather. Duke crews are working around the clock.
Nearly all of Indiana faces a moderate risk for severe weather this morning with high winds being the main threat.
As many as 63,000 people in Indiana -- 12,000 of them in Monroe County -- have been left in the dark thanks to storm-related power outages.