Lakes: Restrictions on Ditches and Drains (Indiana)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Indiana

Applies to States or Provinces Indiana
Name Lakes: Restrictions on Ditches and Drains (Indiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The construction or alteration of new ditches and drains that may result in a lowering of the water level of a given lake must be accompanied by the construction of a dam to protect the water level of the lake.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Bob Wilkinson
Department Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Division Water (Compliance and Projects Branch)
Address 402 West Washington Street, Room W264, Indianapolis IN 46204-2641

Phone 317-232-1103
Phone 2 317-2332-4160
Fax 317-233-4579

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

Authority 1: Ind. Code 14-26-7

Date Enacted 1995