Indiana is generally water-rich, but advocates of resource planning say the state runs the risk of supply crises that would hamper economic development.
Citizens Water is considering changes in the way it bills customers to conserve water during future droughts. Among the changes could be periodic rate hikes to discourage heavy usage on peak days.
Citizens Water engineers are considering various methods, both short-term and long-term, to meet increasing demand on the water supply of Indiana’s largest metro area, which might need 50 million gallons more water per day as early as five years from now.
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is banning lawn watering in the city beginning Friday, and all smoking has been banned during a county fair in central Indiana because of the conditions caused by this summer's drought.
Preservationists want protections for the historic waterway, but the utility that just bought it is afraid National Register status will cause unintended consequences.
By issuing “voluntary environmental improvement bonds,”, local and state governments could
create special taxing districts that finance homeowner purchases of everything from solar panels to rain
Records show 17 percent of the 51 billion gallons Indianapolis Water treats and pumps from its plants never so much as moves
a digit on customers’ water meters.