Introduced House Bill (H)

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Wabash, White, and Ohio Rivers aquifer study. Requires the department of natural resources (department) to: (1) identify, study, and gather information about the aquifers directly connected with the Wabash River, the White River, and the Ohio River; (2) establish and maintain a common data base containing the information gathered about those aquifers; (3) submit to the water resources study committee a status report concerning the study conducted and the information gathered; and (4) develop water conservation measures for the river basins of the Wabash River, the White River, and the Ohio River that are consistent with water conservation measures developed Wabash, White, and Ohio Rivers aquifer study. Requires the department of natural resources (department) to: (1) identify, study, and gather information about the aquifers directly connected with the Wabash River, the White River, and the Ohio River; (2) establish and maintain a common data base containing the information gathered about those aquifers; (3) submit to the water resources study committee a status report concerning the study conducted and the information gathered; and (4) develop water conservation measures for the river basins of the Wabash River, the White River, and the Ohio River that are consistent with water conservation measures developed by the department for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin. Requires the water resources study committee to study issues concerning water distribution systems relevant to the river basins of the Wabash River, the White River, and the Ohio River and identify and examine measures necessary to the development of a plan to create a stable grid linking those water distribution systems. ... View more