The Friends of Lake Monroe group was founded by hydrologist Sherry Mitchell-Bruker and has about 40 members.
Purdue University Professor Andrew Whelton says drinking water safety, despite what many people might think, is not well understood.
The Lake Monroe Master Plan provides an overview for how the lake should be managed. The document hadn't been updated in about 50 years.
DBPs are a result of the water decontamination process. In high levels over a long period of time, they can be detrimental to health.
Measures taken to contain Disinfectant By-Products, DBPs, in the Bloomington water supply appear to be successful, though DBPs rose in May.
Water plays a large role in public health and the economy, and Bloomington is fighting to keep its water in line with federal regulations.
The city is using a multifaceted approach to address the pollutants.
Bill author Rep. David Wolkins has been working to pass versions of this legislation for four years.
Florea is representing the program, Water Quality Indiana, at a White House summit.
Despite the low health risks, Eastern Howard High School will offer free, voluntary testing.