Citizen Science Projects on White River

March 11, 2022 0

Water-quality experts know polluted streams contaminate the White River, but environmental and health agencies have neither sufficient staff nor money to conduct extensive testing to capture a detailed picture of the problem. With grant funding […more…]

DigIndy Update

September 26, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Citizens Energy Group (CEG) continues to make progress on the DigIndy project designed to clean up the city’s combined sewer overflow (CSO) network and improve water quality in Fall Creek and […more…]

White River Vision Plan

July 8, 2019 0

A comprehensive plan for economic, ecological, and cultural enhancement of a 58-mile stretch of the White River was unveiled June 3 at the Indianapolis Art Center. The fruits of a partnership between the City of […more…]

White River Vision Plan Update

November 27, 2018 0

The White River Vision Plan process is flowing along and the Phase One report is now available for review and comment. It provides an in-depth study of the river corridor’s history, industry, river access, hydrology, […more…]

Embracing a Treasure: White River

July 10, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy The White River watershed is Central Indiana’s defining geographic feature. Since the founding of Indianapolis, the river has gracefully served as a source of drinking water, recreation, wildlife habitat, and greenspace. […more…]

‘Full Steam Ahead’ on Levee Project

December 20, 2017 0

by Thomas P. Healy Construction on the North Flood Damage Reduction Project has been steady throughout the year with both the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) and its partner, the U.S. Army […more…]

Midtown flood control hits a wall

January 5, 2016 0

By Bill Beranek The formal Environmental Impact Statement comment period for the completion of the White River flood control project ended Oct. 31, 2013. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is now set to […more…]