Project Updates and News

The Watershed Coordinator splits time in multiple offices (Greene Co. SWCD, Clay Co. SWCD, and Sullivan Co. SWCD) and often works from home or in the field.  Please email laura@watershed-alliance.org or call (812) 564-1162 to set up an appointment.

The WCIWA is currently facilitating the following projects:

Lower Eel River Watershed- 319 Implementation III (January 2022- January 2025)

The final (and largest) funding installment for this watershed project has commenced and Cost-Share is now WAIT-LISTED! For more information, contact the Clay County SWCD. The next LERW Steering Committee meeting is TBD.

Maria-No Business Creek 319 Planning & Implementation (December 2020-December 2024)

The MNBC 319 project is currently working to compile a comprehensive Watershed Management Plan. Once approved, cost-share funding will become available for eligible land users in critical areas (~2023).

If you are interested in joining the MNBC Advisory Committee or would like to be contacted in the future regarding cost-share funding and/or events and news, please contact the Sullivan County SWCD or the Watershed Coordinator for more information.

The next MNBC Advisory Committee meeting will be Tuesday, June 28th at 6:00 pm ET at the Oaktown Community Center. 

Plummer Creek 319 Implementation II (March 2020- March 2024)

Cost-Share funding is currently WAIT-LISTED but additional funding may become available before this final grant installment concludes in the spring of 2023. Please contact the Greene County SWCD or the Watershed Coordinator for more information.

The next PCWP Advisory Committee meeting will be Tuesday, May 31st via Zoom at 2:00 pm ET.  Please contact the Watershed Coordinator if you’d like the link to join the upcoming meeting. Interested individuals can join the email list to be notified of upcoming meetings and events.

TTK Watershed 319 Implementation III (May 2020- May 2023)

Cost-Share funding for the “TTK” (Turtle Creek, Turman Creek, Kelley Bayou) 319 grant is currently WAIT-LISTED but additional funding may become available before this final grant installment concludes in the spring of 2023. Please contact the Sullivan County SWCD or the Watershed Coordinator for more information.

The next TTK Advisory Committee meeting will be Tuesday, August 9th via Zoom at 2:00 pm ET. Please contact the Watershed Coordinator if you’d like the link to join this upcoming meeting or join the email list to be notified of upcoming meetings and events.

Future Activity

Stay tuned for more information on the following upcoming 319 watershed projects!   

Black Creek Watershed – 319 Planning & Implementation (2023-2027)

The Black Creek TMDL study (conducted by IDEM) will begin soon. For a story map of this upcoming water monitoring project, click HERE 

To learn more about this future initiative, contact the Greene County SWCD. 

Fish Creek Watershed – 319 Planning (2023-2025) 

An interactive map of the Fish Creek Watershed project area can be viewed HERE

For more information on this project, contact the Owen County SWCD. 

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