Advertisement

Local News

News > Local News > Chamber of Commerce Looking at Indiana's Water Resources

Chamber of Commerce Looking at Indiana's Water Resources

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is taking a cold, hard look at water resources across the state. 

Chamber Spokesman Tom Schuman says much Central and Southern Indiana don't have strong enough resources to meet future growth needs.  Schuman says commercial and residential demands for water are continuing to increase and not all areas have adequate supply. 

He says it's an economic development and jobs issue. 

Schuman says it's an especially important issue for the I-69 corridor from Evansville to Indianapolis.  He says adequate water supply is crucial for companies to locate along that stretch of roadway. 

Schuman says business and civic leaders and state officials have all taken part in their Water Resource Study that will be released during the week of August 4th.  He says the study maps out strategies and recommendations for future water supply in Indiana.

(photos courtesy: IMPD) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indianapolis Police arrested seven people on drug-related charges...
INDIANAPOLIS -- It turns out that there wasn't just one flasher terrorizing joggers on the Monon Trail--there were...
INDIANAPOLIS-- Investigators with the state's Crimes Against Children cyber crimes task force, the group working...
You've waited since the end of Prohibition to be able to buy booze in Indiana on Sundays. You'll have to wait at...
The 89th Annual Academy Awards are Sunday, Feb. 26 starting at 7 p.m. with Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From the...