3 Ind. reservoirs full again after summer drought

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Citizens Energy Group said Thursday that Morse, Geist and Eagle Creek reservoirs have been completely recharged by months of rainfall.

The Indianapolis Star reports that if the Indianapolis-area reservoirs had not refilled following the drought, it could have led to serious problems next year for Indiana residents.

Water levels dropped more than 6 feet at Morse Reservoir over the summer, more than 3 feet at Eagle Creek and more than 2 feet at Geist. That prompted Indianapolis to issue a watering ban in July that wasn't lifted until September.

Citizens Energy estimates the ban saved about 3 billion gallons of water.

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