WSIU TV 8 | WUSI TV 16 | WSIU 91.9FM | WUSI 90.3FM | WVSI 88.9FM | WSIU HD 91.9FM
InFocus tours Cedar Lake, located south of Carbondale, Illinois, and learns how erosion is impacting this important regional water supply. Over 30 years after Cedar Lake was constructed, sedimentation caused by the development of gullies and ravines and their subsequent erosion has been gradually filling in the popular Southern Illinois destination. Using grant funding, the City of Carbondale, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's Bureau of Water, and the Division of Water Pollution Control have implemented the "Cedar Lake Shoreline Stabilization Project," which is helping to stabilize the eroded shoreline. Contractor Hank Sutton and Cedar Lake supervisor Ted Mieling share insight about the impact of erosion on the lake and the importance of protecting the watershed, so that water capacity and quality are preserved for future generations.
To view the video on the page, installation of the Silverlight plug-in from Microsoft. The direct link to the video is available. Further, Macintosh users will need the Flip4Mac software installed to play Windows Media files.
WSIU and its parent institution, Southern Illinois University, is an equal opportunity employer and will not
discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national
origin or sex in violation of Title VII.
The most recent WSIU EEO report, 2012 Community Impact Report and WSIU Financial Audit are available for review.
The online version of the FCC WSIU Public File is available here.
Copyright 2013 -- Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees -- WSIU Public Broadcasting -- All Rights Reserved