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Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Initiative

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This presentation provides an overview of existing watershed conditions that are likely contributing to water quality and aquatic habitat issues and include information about a collaborative effort to restore these waterways for current and future generations to enjoy.

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Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Initiative

  1. 1. South Shore Clean Cities Webinar April 18, 2014
  2. 2. 10% 23% 59% 8% Percent by Mile D.O. E. coli IBC Siltation Based on draft 2012 303d List D.O. = Dissolved Oxygen IBC = Impaired Biotic Communities
  3. 3. Flexible Framework for ManagingWater Resources
  4. 4. • Watershed Community Initiative (elements 1-3) • Watershed Inventory (elements 4-16)
  5. 5. Increased Runoff Potential
  6. 6. 28% 0% 45% 9% 6% 3% 1% 8% Agriculture Bare Land Developed Forest Grassland Scrub/Shrub Water Wetland
  7. 7. 0 10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 50,000 60,000 Agriculture Bare Land Developed Forest Grassland Scrub/ Shrub Water Wetland Acres 2010 2006 2001 1996 1985
  8. 8. http://www.in.gov/idem/nps/3893.htm
  9. 9. 11 13 13 11 11 11 2 10 3 3 7 13 13 13 2 7 11 1 11 1 2 13 1 2 1 1 3 11 1 2 11 3 1 1 1 10 7 6 10 7 17 11 12 12 9 14 14 13 11 12 10 13 9 10 10 5 15 3 12 14 5 11 11 10 9 15 10 14 8 9 8 14 9 10 13 16 11 12 5 14 14 12 16 16 15 12 13 9 9 7 5 6 8 7 7 7 8 7 6 12 8 11 4 10 10 6 5 5 5 7 7 5 7 6 6 8 5 6 8 9 5 5 3 3 5 4 5 6 3 6 4 5 9 8 5 4 3 4 3 7 7 4 3 6 8 11 8 7 9 7 9 7 10 4 4 3 9 6 7 6 3 10 4 9 8 6 4 5 7 5 9 4 4 7 9 0 5 0 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 5 7 2 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 10 4 6 6 6 4 4 6 10 4 10 10 10 10 10 6 6 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 4 8 4 10 4 10 4 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 QHEISCORE SITE NUMBER Substrate Cover Channel Riparian Pool/Current Riffle/Run Gradient Minimum
  10. 10. Total Maximum Daily Load Study (IDEM) Complete Fall 2014 Develop Watershed Management Plan Jan 2014 – June 2015 Education & Public Involvement Program Jan 2014 – Dec 2017 Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program Apr - Oct 2014 - 2017 Develop & Promote Cost- Share Program June 2015 ImplementCost- Share Program July 2015 – Dec 2017
  11. 11. Joe Exl SeniorWater Resource Planner Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368 219-763-6060 x137 jexl@nirpc.org http://www.nirpc.org/environment/deep-river-portage-burns-waterway-initiative.aspx

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