Are you interested in being a part of a team that that helps make decisions regarding the use and protection of the watershed that feeds the source of our drinking water? There are several organizations that help protect water quality in the Tippecanoe County area watersheds. Click on the links below to learn more about these organizations.
Sample Watershed Management Plans
Lauramie Creek Watershed Mangement Plan was developed in 2005, and implementation of the plan is currently underway.
Purdue University Extension’s Sustainable Communities program is a statewide educational program that links land use planning with watershed planning at the local level. The project is designed to empower communities to prevent and solve natural resource problems resulting from changing land use in growing watersheds and to empower local officials to incorporate watershed protection measures into comprehensive land use plans.
Well Head Protection Program (IDEM) - a strategy to protect ground water drinking supplies from pollution. The Safe Drinking Water Act and the Indiana Wellhead Protection Rule (327 IAC 8.4-1) mandates a wellhead program for all Community Public Water Systems.