Senate Enrolled Act No. 347 required all public water utilities in the State of Indiana to provide the Indiana Finance Authority with a Non-Revenue Water Audit, as identified in the American Water Works Association Manual of Water Supply Practices M-36
The act also required the IFA to conduct a study and analysis of infrastructure needs for all water utilities in the State of Indiana
The final report was submitted to the legislative services agency. To read the report, click the "Evaluation of Indiana's Water Utilities Report" link bellow.
Per Senate Enrolled Act no. 347, IFA will use the data from this study in a manner that protects the confidential information of the owners of the water facilites, in accordance with IC 5-14-3-4.
For utility personnel who wish to continue completing the Water Audit for this system, although you are not required to submit the file to the IFA, we can offer assistance for completing the audit. For assistance with the water audit, please contact Staci Orr at email@example.com.
Accomplishments and Next Steps
552 utilities were represented in the final dataset
Senate enrolled Act 416: Infrastructure Assistance Found was passed into law (Public Law 233) on April 28, 2017. This law was guided in part by the work of this study.
Begin evaluating regionalizing utilities to improve efficiency
Assist utilites with future water auditing needs
Alliance of Indiana Rural Water
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
H.J. Umbaugh & Associates
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)