Whitewater Valley Generating Station

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Whitewater Valley Generating Station has 7 groundwater monitoring wells, 5 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between April 13, 2017 and December 04, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, lithium, boron, molybdenum and cobalt.

Site description

Indiana Municipal Power Agency’s (IMPA) Whitewater Valley Generating Station is a coal-fired plant in Richmond, Indiana in Wayne County. Opened in 1955, the station has two coal-fired units with a net capacity of 94-MW of electricity. 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 about the Whitewater Valley 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. boron cobalt lithium molybdenum sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony arsenic barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride lead mercury radium 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 Wednesday, November 02, 2022 10:22:34 AM EDT