Waterway Permitting and Stream Etiquette Meeting Set for April

From the D.C. Soil and Water Conservation District 

BRETZVILLE -- The Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District and Purdue Extension is offering a Waterway Permitting Meeting on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 10 AM to 12:30 PM EDT.  The meeting will be held in the Clover Pavilion, at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds at Bretzville, Indiana.

Presenters for the meeting are Toby Adams and Alysson Oliger, from the IDNR Division of Water, and Aileen Driscoll Farid, from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.  Presenters from the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers are invited.  Topics to be discussed include stream formation and function, when is a permit needed, what is included in the permitting process, and who can I call for help.  Following the presentations, there will be time for a moderated question and answer period.

This meeting is a follow-up to the drainage meeting hosted by State Representative Shane Lindauer on the VUJC Campus on Friday, February 15, which was attended by over 250 landowners.  The Soil and Water Conservation District is working with staff from IDEM and IDNR Division of Water to answer landowner’s questions about drainageway permitting.  This meeting is the first in a series of meetings planned to address the subject of waterway etiquette.  Handouts and general information will be available at the meeting.   Coffee and doughnuts will be provided by the Patoka Lake Watershed Steering Committee.

Contact Judi Brown at the Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District office at (812) 482-1171 Ext. 3446 for more information, or by e-mailing[email protected].  Pre-registration is not necessary.