Wabash River Generating Station

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Wabash River Generating Station has 34 groundwater monitoring wells, 23 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 22, 2016 and May 23, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of boron, sulfate, molybdenum, lithium, arsenic, cobalt, lead, chromium and radium.

Site description

Duke Energy’s Wabash River Generating Station was a six-unit coal-fired plant located near the Wabash River in Terre Haute, Indiana. Opened in 1953, the station had a peak capacity of 1,165-MW before retiring Units 1-5 in 2016. The Ash Pond System located south of the station is regulated under the CCR rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Wabash River Generating Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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Pollutants monitored and above guidelines
Tip: Click on a contaminant to view wells that have recorded exceedances. Click again to remove the filter. arsenic boron chromium cobalt lead lithium molybdenum radium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium cadmium fluoride mercury selenium thallium
Pollutants not monitored
ammonia, copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, manganese, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, silver, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Monday, October 17, 2022 10:32:57 AM EDT