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Water becoming more valuable than gold

Something that many might take for granted is becoming highly coveted: water. In fact, water has become more precious than gold. Over the past 10 years the S&P 500 Global Water index has outperformed the bellwether gold and energy indices. In fact, water outperformed the stock market in the same period. While the planet Earth is primarily covered in water, only ... Read More »

Free Water & Wastewater Training Workshop

AUDIENCE: Elected officials, drinking water professionals, and wastewater professionals, with priority given to those from the 42 counties served by Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc. OBJECTIVE: To help attendees better perform their roles and enhance the operations at their facilities. COST: Free and lunch will be provided both days. CRITERIA FOR TRAINING CREDITS: Operators will be granted credit for actual time ... Read More »

Documentary explores innovative green solutions, addresses nation’s water blues

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA, Jan. 30, 2014 — A new interactive documentary created by filmakers at Penn State University’s Public Media explores how cities across the country are adopting innovative green solutions for their water blues such as out-of-date water infrastructure, stormwater runoff and record-breaking droughts. “Water Blues, Green Solutions” takes viewers on a journey to cities like Philadelphia, Portland, San ... Read More »

How to prevent your pipes from freezing

frozen pipe

Plumbers have been busy during the recent cold snap because when the temperature plummets, the risk of pipes freezing goes up. In fact, frozen pipes are one of the most common causes of property damage during frigid weather and can cause more than $5,000 in water damage, according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety. The pipes that ... Read More »

2014 Session Begins

2014 Session Begins – KRWA Legislative Breakfast Coming Soon! The 2014 Kentucky Legislative Session has started with a bang! This year’s session will again be focused on money, or the lack thereof. Most expect the biennial budget to dominate the session as it tends to do in even-year budget years. There doesn’t appear to be much hope for water and ... Read More »

2014 Management Conference

Water and wastewater professionals from across Kentucky will be gathering for Kentucky Rural Water Association’s 2014 Management Conference on February 19-20, 2014 at the Sloan Convention Center and the Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel in Bowling Green, Kentucky, for Kentucky Rural Water Association’s 2014 Management Conference – Leading the Way.  Leading the Way will empower attendees with an awareness of ... Read More »