A report from the Water Quality Office shows that organic contaminants in Bloomington's drinking water have been increasing over the past several years.
State environmental officials began testing water in state parks and recreation areas Monday for high algae levels.
An environmental group says the fines are not harsh enough, but IIDEM says its penalties for water quality contamination are stricter than federal regulations.
City Utilities Director Patrick Murphy says since the restrictions were instituted, the average daily demand has decreased 18 percent to 20 percent.
Even though the weather is keeping some anglers away, the White River is actually seeing less pollution because of the lack of rain.
Local architect Burt Perdue will present his plan for the site, which is he says will be an 'environmentally sustainable' facility.
A study of the Indian Creek watershed in Morgan and Johnson Counties finds that some contaminants are well above safe limits.
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.