The IEDC has acquired thousands of acres of land in Boone County for the LEAP District, a planned advanced manufacturing and high-tech district in the Lebanon area.
Testing shows ‘abundant water’ supply to support LEAP District, state says
Initial findings show that an aquifer connected to the Wabash River contains enough water to support a high-tech manufacturing district in Boone County without depriving the Greater Lafayette region of an adequate water supply, according to the Indiana Economic Development Corp.Read More
Cicero needs new water source despite adjacent reservoir
Without more water, Cicero could be left out as development accelerates north along the U.S. 31 corridor.Read More
UPDATE: Citizens Energy to supply water for LEAP District
The move by Citizens Energy Group comes amid ongoing recruitment efforts by the Indiana Economic Development Corp. to lure companies in high-tech industries to Boone County.Read More
Lafayette leaders want answers about water usage for IEDC’s Boone County tech park
A group of elected officials, business leaders and community members in the Lafayette area are drafting a letter to the Indiana Economic Development Corp. seeking details about the state’s plans to draw water from the Wabash River aquifer.Read More
The Indiana Builders Association said the Supreme Court ruling provides builders and developers “more certainty in the federal permitting process,” and called the decision “a win for common-sense regulations and housing affordability.”
Intera Inc., an Austin, Texas-based water resources planning company, is leading the study into future water availability in the county.
To meet the water demands of an innovation district planned for just north of Lebanon, state officials are exploring the idea of tapping into the Wabash aquifer in Tippecanoe County.
Long-delayed cleanup of Great Lakes harbors and tributary rivers fouled with industrial toxins will accelerate dramatically with the $1 billion boost, senior administration officials say.
While most of the bipartisan coalition seeking to push a $1 trillion infrastructure package through the U.S. Senate appears to be holding together, Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana withdrew his support Sunday for the pending legislation.
The new program, Cummins Water Works, will focus on improving access to safe water in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, India and South Africa.
While many cities are selling their wastewater systems to utility companies, the city of Fishers is bucking the trend.
For nearly a decade, voices across Indiana have raised warning flags about the need to repair the state’s aging water-utility systems and make plans to meet the growing water demand.
Authorities ordered 7 million people—a quarter of the population of the nation’s second-largest state—to boil tap water before drinking it, following record low temperatures that damaged infrastructure and pipes.
Wetlands would still be regulated by the federal government under the Clean Water Act, but that oversight would only apply to about 20% of the remaining wetlands.
Recipients of the federal grants including Beech Grove, Lapel, Thorntown and Edinburgh in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
Fall Creek, which flows 57 miles from Pendleton to the White River in downtown Indianapolis, was a key part of architect George Kessler’s plans for a park and boulevard program that was revealed in 1909 and built and expanded over the next decades.
More than 1,400 Geist households want a special taxing district that would raise money to maintain the reservoir. But other residents say the taxes would benefit mostly lakefront property owners, not people who live a few blocks away.
When completed, the 88-acre project, called Citizens Reservoir, will be able to pump up to 30 million gallons a day of captured rainwater into nearby Geist Reservoir.
Zionsville-based 120WaterAudit plans to use the funds to improve its digital water-program-management platform and expand sales and marketing.
A legal tug of war has unfolded over a 2015 rule that gave the Environmental Protection Agency much broader authority over the nation’s waterways. Critics say the Obama rule gave the federal government far too much power; supporters counter that it prevents the loss of vast swaths of wetlands.
The utility, with more than 300,000 customers in central Indiana, announced a settlement agreement Tuesday with consumer groups.
Cleanup options include excavating ponds or capping the ponds and keeping the ash in place. Both methods require steps to be taken to protect the water quality of nearby rivers or lakes.