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February 12, 2016

 

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Hoosiers Concerned About Local Water Quality

Residents concerned about their water can get it tested at a certified lab.

February 12, 2016

 

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Bloomington Meeting With State Today About DBPs In Water

DBPs are linked to health risks including cancer. According to Bloomington's mayor, DBPs levels are below the EPA’s standards, but are trending upwards.

January 14, 2016

 

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Bloomington Water Has Rising Disinfectant By-Products

Two times over the last 18 months, DBPs have hit a 75% threshold. Industry best practices suggest a level of less than 50%.

November 18, 2015

 

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating what pollutants exist in a south-central Indiana waterway.

IDEM Set To Measure Pollutants In Salt Creek Watershed

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating what pollutants exist in a south-central Indiana waterway.

November 3, 2015

 

The EPA regulates navigable waterways under the Clean Water Act.

Donnelly’s Waters Of The U.S. Bill Halted In The Senate

Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Joe Donnelly failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate on Tuesday.

October 12, 2015

 

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Bloomington Water Treatment Leaves Increasing Contaminants

A report from the Water Quality Office shows that organic contaminants in Bloomington's drinking water have been increasing over the past several years.

June 17, 2013

 

Visitors at Paynetown Recreation Area on Lake Monroe are advised to “swim at your own risk.” 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

 

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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

 

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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.

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