Patoka River

Blue River

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Learn more about Indiana’s lakes

Watershed Management Plan for the Restoration and Protection of Bean Blossom and Lake Lemon in Brown and Monroe Counties

Monitoring and Assessing Water Quality
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides information and materials about monitoring and assessing water quality across the country.

Join Hoosier Riverwatch as a citizen scientist, and help monitor Indiana’s water quality!

Get involved with water enthusiasts around the state!  The Indiana Paddler’s Association hosts events to raise awareness and appreciation for our water bodies.

Learn more about Indiana’s drinking water supply.

Support the conservation efforts of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore!  Threatened by erosion and invasive species, this park is one of Indiana’s treasures — and it needs your help!

Private Well Testing

There are many sources available for private citizens who have concerns regarding private wells.  Please look through the following resources for help with obtaining testing or background information on water quality in Indiana wells.

– If you are interested in private well testing, please contact your local health department as they may be able to sample your well.

– Visit the EPA’s page on Private Drinking Water Wells, which provides basic information on types of wells, health risks, FAQ’s, and more.

– The DNR has a page devoted to Frequently Asked Questions on groundwater and wells, which covers water availability, use, and rights.

Click here for more information from IDEM on well sampling, how to protect a well, or well drillers and contractors.

– The DNR has a Water Well Record Database with records from over 400,000 water wells drilled in Indiana.

– For more information on water testing, please click here.

Water Quality Information From Across the State

You can visit the EPA’s Indiana Drinking Water page to get the latest reports on water quality in your area.

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