Posts tagged water quality

June 17, 2013

 

Visitors at Paynetown Recreation Area on Lake Monroe are advised to âswim at your own risk.â The absence of lifeguards and the potential presence of harmful algae in the water combine to give patrons cause for caution.

Playing It Safe: State Departments Test Waters For Algae

State environmental officials began testing water in state parks and recreation areas Monday for high algae levels.

October 17, 2012

 

Manure Lagoons

Indiana Hog Farmer Fined For Water Contamination

An environmental group says the fines are not harsh enough, but IIDEM says its penalties for water quality contamination are stricter than federal regulations.

September 11, 2012

 

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Bloomington To Lift Water Ban Wednesday

City Utilities Director Patrick Murphy says since the restrictions were instituted, the average daily demand has decreased 18 percent to 20 percent.

July 20, 2012

 

Fisherman

Drought Having Mixed Effects On Indiana Waters

Even though the weather is keeping some anglers away, the White River is actually seeing less pollution because of the lack of rain.

May 22, 2012

 

Nashville

Major Economic Development To Be Announced In Brown County

Local architect Burt Perdue will present his plan for the site, which is he says will be an 'environmentally sustainable' facility.

April 6, 2011

 

Morgantown testing site

IU Study Shows Water Quality Lacking

A study of the Indian Creek watershed in Morgan and Johnson Counties finds that some contaminants are well above safe limits.

July 16, 2010

 

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Griffy Lake Area Improving, But Still Needs Work

The Griffy Lake Nature Preserve in Bloomington is the perfect place to escape. But the area still needs a lot of work to attain a healthy environment.

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