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June 14, 2016

 

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Bloomington Water Contaminants Rise, Remain Within EPA Limit

Measures taken to contain Disinfectant By-Products, DBPs, in the Bloomington water supply appear to be successful, though DBPs rose in May.

April 25, 2016

 

Inside the water treatment plant in Bloomington.

City’s Actions On Water Quality May Be Seen In April Tests

Water plays a large role in public health and the economy, and Bloomington is fighting to keep its water in line with federal regulations.

April 7, 2016

 

Mayor Hamilton speaks on water quality.

High Levels Of Pollutants Spur Bloomington To Action

The city is using a multifaceted approach to address the pollutants.

March 24, 2016

 

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Pence Vetoes ‘No More Stringent Than’ Bill

Bill author Rep. David Wolkins has been working to pass versions of this legislation for four years.

March 22, 2016

 

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Ball State Professor Speaking At White House Water Summit

Florea is representing the program, Water Quality Indiana, at a White House summit.

February 18, 2016

 

Eastern’s elevated levels are much lower than those measures in Flint, Michigan.

Lead Levels At Kokomo School Offer Low Health Risk

Despite the low health risks, Eastern Howard High School will offer free, voluntary testing.

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.

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