Indiana Geological and Water Survey

The indiana Geological and Water Survey (IGWS) is a research institute of Indiana University. Its mission is to provide geologic information and counsel that contribute to the wise stewardship of the energy, mineral, and water resources of the state. Since 1837, the health safety, and welfare of Indiana's citizenry have benefited from a combination of IGWS activities: focusted research inittiatives and cooperative investigations with governmental agencies, businesses and industries, and education organizations; geologic sample and data collection and archiving; and dissemination of information in many forms, including published maps, reports, databases, and educational outreach programs.