Grants Funding Statewide Water Projects

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One of the projects is on Eel River in Wabash County. One of the projects is on Eel River in Wabash County.
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The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says 33 projects in 25 counties will share in nearly $1.3 million in grants. The funding through the Lake and River Enhancement program will support projects including erosion control and upgrading aquatic habitats.

DNR Director of Fish & Wildlife Mark Reiter says the funding is a win for Hoosiers throughout the state, saying they will "improve aquatic habitat, reduce erosion and sedimentation and create improved opportunities for boating and fishing."

The supported projects include:

Beauty Creek (Porter)
Engineering feasibility of channel erosion control
$52,000

Blue River (Washington)
Watershed land treatment
$30,000

Cedar Creek (DeKalb)
Watershed land treatment
$26,000

Deep River (Lake)
Engineering feasibility study of dam removal
$25,000

Driftwood River (Bartholomew)
Watershed land treatment
$30,000

Eagle Creek (Boone)
Streambank stabilization
$100,000

Eel River (Wabash)
Watershed land treatment
$45,000

Fox Lake (Steuben)
Bank stabilization
$25,000

Iroquois River and Carpenter Creek (Jasper)
Watershed land treatment
$30,000

Lake Galbraith (Marshall)
Water quality monitoring
$15,000

Little River (Huntington)
Dam removal
$80,000

Loefler and Scott ditches (Gibson)
Watershed land treatment
$10,000

Metz Lateral (Big Creek) (Posey)
Streambank stabilization
$15,000

Mississinewa River (Grant)
Design for streambank stabilization
$20,000

Mississinewa River (Delaware and Randolph)
Watershed land treatment
$25,000

Ohio River (Posey)
Engineering feasibility for streambank stabilization
$20,000

Pigeon Creek (Gibson)
Water quality monitoring
$8,000

Pretty Lake (LaGrange)
Water quality monitoring
$12,000

Silver Creek, Neiman Creek, Loon Creek and Wabash River (Wabash)
Watershed diagnostic study
$38,000

Spy Run Creek (Allen)
Stream habitat enhancement
$100,000

St. Mary’s River (Allen)
Streambank stabilization
$100,000

Sugar Creek (Boone)
Watershed land treatment
$45,000

Sugar Creek (Clinton)
Watershed land treatment
$45,000

Tippecanoe River (Kosciusko)
Dam removal
$40,000

Trail Creek (LaPorte)
streambank stabilization
$64,000

Turkey Creek (Kosciusko)
Design for channel erosion control
$20,000

Turtle Creek (Sullivan)
Watershed land treatment
$30,000

Upper Tippecanoe River (Kosciusko)
Watershed land treatment
$45,000

Upper Tippecanoe River (Whitley)
Watershed land treatment
$45,000

Veale, Aikman and Hawkins creeks (Daviess)
Watershed land treatment
$45,000

Walnut Creek (Grant and Blackford)
Engineering feasibility for streambank stabilization
$20,000

Webster Lake (Kosciusko)
Bank stabilization on Kline Island
$41,000

Yellow River (Marshall)
Design for streambank stabilization
$50,000

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