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What is Dredging?

What is Dredging?

Geist Lake is an important part of our community, and it is critical to do everything possible to protect it. Recently, there has been some talk of dredging the lake and the benefits this might have on the environment. What do you need to know about dredging, and what...

Types of Soil and Their Importance to the Lake

Types of Soil and Their Importance to the Lake

Numerous important soil groups come together to form a lake. With more than 219 square miles of watershed, the ecosystem of Geist Reservoir must work together to ensure that all plants, animals, and people have access to a healthy body of water.

Understanding Algae

Understanding Algae

Did you know that there are over 400,000 known varieties of algae? So, when we say we want to help you understand algae, we really want to give more information on the algae that’s found in Geist Lake. So allow us to dive a little deeper, if you’ll forgive the pun.

Geist: Past, Present, and Future

Geist: Past, Present, and Future

Though many people know the reservoir as a place for summer relaxation and fun, this massive body of water has endured a lot over the years—and we wanted to share some of the reservoir’s fascinating history. Here’s a look at Geist Reservoirs’ past, present, and future.

Judge Denies Amended Petitions

Judge Denies Amended Petitions

Today, the Hamilton County Superior Court ruled that because the law establishing reservoir conservancy districts in Indiana was not passed until 2020.

Virtual Petition Hearing Recap

Virtual Petition Hearing Recap

Our Geist Conservancy District Steering Committee would like to thank all of our supporters and legal team for attending this morning’s petition hearing.

Geist Conservancy Public Hearing

Geist Conservancy Public Hearing

The Geist Conservancy District has mailed out a Public Notice of the December 11, 2020 hearing. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the courts have asked us to organize this virtual hearing.