EPA UCMR5 – What is it and how can I prepare?

On March 11, 2021, the United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) published the proposal final Unregulated Contaminants Monitoring Rule 5 (UCMR5). This 5th UCMR will require monitoring of the drinking water entry points of public water systems across the nation for a host of chemicals of emerging concern (CECs), including Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), […]

Indiana Geologists May Zoom Meeting

Indiana Geologists’ next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021, which will once again be a zoom meeting. To receive the Zoom login link please contact Jim Sukup at indianageologists@gmail.com. The Zoom meeting will open at 7:00 p.m. and the talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. The speaker this month will be Lee Florea, […]

MSECA – Soil Gas Virtual Meeting

Join us for five great presentations on Soil Gas and a panel discussion with all the presenters to wrap-up the event. Virtual Meeting Agenda: 8:00 AM Virtual Breakfast & Exhibit Hall 9:00 AM R2 and Soil Gas: IDEM’s New Guidance Framework, Sarah Finley Johanson; Indiana Department of Environmental Management 9:30 AM Soil Vapor Transport and […]

Permeable Pavement Maintenance: Designing to Reduce Maintenance, Planning for Maintenance Frequency, and Effective Techniques to Restore Pavement Hydraulics


Permeable pavement is an alternative to traditional asphalt or concrete and provides runoff reduction and water quality improvements provided it is properly maintained. The biggest challenge with this stormwater control measure is that it clogs over time. There is uncertainty around how to plan for maintenance, its associated costs, and what techniques to use to […]