Lake Maxinkuckee’s Annual Check-Up

Lake Maxinkuckee’s Annual Check-Up

photo courtesy of Jim Haist The Indiana Clean Lakes Program was created in 1989 and is administered through a grant to Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) in Bloomington.  The goal is to collect data to identify water quality...
Blue-Green Algae at Lake Maxinkuckee

Blue-Green Algae at Lake Maxinkuckee

Lake Maxinkuckee has had a long history of beautiful, crystal clear water.   Perhaps that long history has made us take the water quality for granted.  Last week I was contacted by a concerned citizen asking about dead fish and “yucky green water” along the north...
Is That Water Swimmable?

Is That Water Swimmable?

As many of you know, last weekend there was a sewer line break along the East Shore. Since raw sewage was flowing into the tributary at 18B, which flows directly into the lake, the East Shore Conservancy District notified Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Fund, along...

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