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HEC has partnered with Clear Choices Clean Water so you can learn more about how your choices affect our waterways and pledge to start, or continue, good behaviors that make a difference for water quality and  conservation.

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Hoosier Environmental Council is working to protect all the waters in Indiana, from the Great Lakes to the Ohio River.
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Protecting Our Communities from Nutrient Pollution

Nutrient pollution is caused by an excess of nutrients, primarily nitrogen and phosphorus, in water. While nitrogen and phosphorus are important components of a healthy ecosystem, there can be “too much of a good thing”.  An overabundance of nutrients in rivers and lakes can lead to an overgrowth of algae.

There are many causes of nutrient pollution, most of which are human induced.