Impact of the White River

Maps detail the agricultural and industrial impact on the principal waterway of central Indiana.
3D diagram explains how everyday pollutants end up in stormwater that drains into the White River.

In September 2019, IndyStar took a look at the history and the health of the White River, Indianapolis’ principal waterway. These graphics and others accompanied the multi-part series detailing everything from the river’s industrial and agricultural uses to its place in the Mississippi River watershed.