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, gather, and study 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 a status report concerning the information gathered and the study conducted to the interim study committee on environmental affairs (committee); and (4) identify and develop water conservation measures for the river basins of the Wabash River, the White River, and the Ohio River that are consistent Wabash, White, and Ohio Rivers aquifer study. Requires the department of natural resources (department) to: (1) identify, gather, and study 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 a status report concerning the information gathered and the study conducted to the interim study committee on environmental affairs (committee); and (4) identify and 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 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 to identify and examine measures necessary to the development of a plan to create a stable grid linking those water distribution systems. ... View more