Indiana Conservancy Act (Indiana)

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Place Indiana

Applies to States or Provinces Indiana
Name Indiana Conservancy Act (Indiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Start Date 1957

Program Administrator Conservancy Districts, Indiana Association of Conservancy Districts
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Opt-in: Local Conservancy Districts can establish their own regulations.

Last Review 2014-06-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source


Landowners in a given locality may petition for the establishment of a Conservancy District. Such districts may be created for the purpose of managing and regulating flood prevention and control, drainage, irrigation, water supply for domestic and/or industrial use, the disposal of sewage and other liquid wastes, natural and recreational areas, erosion, water storage for stream flow augmentation, as well as the operation, maintenance, and improvement of projects relevant to these purposes. Section 14-33 gives procedures for the establishment, alteration, merger, and dissolution of such districts.

Policy Contact

Department Assocation of Indiana Conservancy Districts

Address Association of Indiana Conservancy Districts, PO BOX 40142, Indianapolis, IN, 46240-0142

Phone 317-491-3596



Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Ind. Code 14-33
Date Effective 1995
Date Enacted 1957