Soil & Water

Soil & Water Conservation District

1333 N Liberty Circle East, Greensburg, IN 47240
HOURS  | Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
PHONE  | 812-663-8685 ext 3
FAX  | 855-458-8763

Jenna Nicholson

District Coordinator

Scott Sanders

Natural Resource Technician

General Information

The Decatur County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a subdivision of Indiana state government. It is responsible for carrying out a program to promote conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources within the county. This program is carried out by providing technical assistance, educational opportunities and cost-share assistance.

Primary partners include the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, various agencies of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture.

Follow us on Facebook.


The mission of the Decatur County Soil & Water Conservation District is to provide the leadership in promoting and protecting the integrity of Decatur County’s soil, water, and other natural resources through technical assistance and education.

Board Meetings

1st Monday of every month at 7pm at the SWCD Office.

Construction Stormwater General Permit (CSGP)

IDEM administers a general permit program that targets construction activities that are associated land disturbance of one (1) acre or more. The construction stormwater program is intended to reduce pollutants, principally sediment, that are a result of soil erosion and other activities associated with land-disturbing activities.

Applications to obtain permit coverage is available online through the IDEM Regulatory ePortal. Under the new CSGP, online applications are required.

Scroll to Top