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Environmentally Beneficial Project

Environmentally Beneficial Project

Monitor & Report

Designed to Monitor & Report on Water Quality at Seven Locations along Lake Michigan’s Indiana Shoreline

May 1 - September 30

May 1 - September 30

Lake Mi table

LocationIDDatepHTemperatureTurbidityHexavalent
Chromium
(Low Level)
Cyanobacteriae. coliTotal Suspended
Solids
Chromium
(Metals by ICP)
Results
Reported
(s.u.)(°F)(n.t.u.)(µg/L)(µg/L)(MPN/100 mL)(mg/L)(µg/L)
Michigan City
MCXX
06/11/2024
 
8.20
N/A
72.3
N/A
26.6
N/A
0.134
N/A
Non-Detect
N/A
5.15
N/A
18.5
N/A
<2.0
N/A
06/17/2024
 
Kemil Beach
KMXX
06/11/2024
06/12/2024
8.10
7.91
69.0
64.5
10.2
5.43
0.128
0.131
Non-Detect
Non-Detect
2.55
1.50
8.20
4.60

<2.0
<2.0
 
06/17/2024
06/17/2024
Indiana Dunes Beach-
Western Area
IDBW
06/11/2024
06/12/2024
8.00
8.02
70.1
65.1
12.8
4.84
0.133
0.137
Non-Detect
Non-Detect
1.00
<1.0
10.4
4.40
<2.0
<2.0
06/17/2024
06/17/2024
Burns Ditch / Lake
Michigan Mixing Zone
BDMZ
06/11/2024
06/12/2024
8.10
7.89
74.1
71.9
7.39
10.3
0.0444
0.0430
Non-Detect
Non-Detect
33.3
27.0
9.50
12.5
<2.0
<2.0
06/17/2024
06/17/2024
Burns Ditch
BDXX
06/11/2024
06/12/2024
8.05
8.04
75.0
72.1
9.32
10.3
0.0291
0.0392
Non-Detect
Non-Detect
42.6
66.9
12.8
10.6
<2.0
<2.0
06/17/2024
06/17/2024
Indiana American Water
Intake - Ogden Dunes
AMOG
06/11/2024
 
8.30
N/A
68.0
N/A
7.51
N/A
0.107
N/A
Non-Detect
N/A
10.1
N/A
12.1
N/A
Non-Detect
N/A
06/17/2024
 
Indiana American Water
Intake - Gary
AWGL
AWGB
 N/A
 06/11/2024
N/A
8.40
N/A
68.1
N/A
2.89
N/A
0.148
N/A
Non-Detect
N/A
<1.0
N/A
2.40
N/A
<2.0
 N/A
06/17/2024

Settlement of an Enforcement

This project was undertaken in connection with the settlement of an enforcement action, United States et al. v. U. S. Steel Corp., taken on behalf of U. S. EPA and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to enforce federal and state laws.