What is the East Chicago Waterway Management District (ECWMD)?

Published 08/08/2013 12:34 PM   |    Updated 08/08/2013 12:34 PM
What is the East Chicago Waterway Management District (ECWMD)?
The East Chicago Waterway Management District (also known as the ECWMD) is a waterway management district created in 1994 in accordance with Indiana State law (I.C. 8-10-9) to, among other things, manage and supervise the industrial, commercial, and recreational development of the waterways in the City of East Chicago. The District boundary is formed by an imaginary line one-half (1/2) mile distant from the center line of any waterway in all directions.
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