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Fluoride Reported In CCR

The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) has determined that the only required fluoride result to be included in the 2016 CCR is the fluoride result from the inorganics analysis. DOW has confirmed that they will be issuing violations for systems that incorrectly report fluoride in the main table of the CCR.  The ONLY fluoride number that goes in the main ... Read More »

President’s Budget Eliminates USDA Infrastructure Funding

President’s Budget Eliminates USDA Infrastructure Funding: On March 16, the President released his “America First” Budget.  Page 12 includes the proposal for Congress to eliminate the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program: “The President’s 2018 Budget: Eliminates the duplicative Water and Wastewater loan and grant program, a savings of $498 million from the ... Read More »

KPSC Annual Report Extensions May be Needed for Utilities Participating in “CERS”

This correspondence is intended for a water district (“District”) or water association (“Association”) who participates in the County Employment Retirement System (“CERS”).  A District or Association who is not a CERS participant may disregard this notice. It has come to our attention that the audit of the CERS net pension liability (“NPL”) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 ... Read More »

GIS 101 for Rural Water Systems Webinar

This webinar is part 1 of a webinar series. The webinar series, GIS for Rural Water Systems, will focus on providing the business value of using GIS to manage a rural water system. In this webinar, Esri experts will be discussing the fundamentals of GIS. You will learn the following: Part 1: GIS 101 for Rural Water Systems: 2 pm ... Read More »

Highlights From the 2017 Management Conference

On February 15-16, representatives from utilities around Kentucky gathered in Bowling Green, Kentucky for the 2017 Management Conference at the Holiday Inn University Plaza & Sloan Convention Center. This year’s conference was attended by nearly 350 participants who took part in presentations that empowered them with an awareness of the leadership tools necessary to advance the goals of water and ... Read More »

Envirothon Competition Training Locations, Dates Announced

Students all across Kentucky are learning about our natural resources through the Envirothon program.  They are preparing to compete against other teams on knowledge of natural resources-related topics, including soils, forestry, aquatics, wildlife ecology and a current environmental issue.  This year’s current issue is “Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.” Read more about the competition here. Read More »

Call For Presentations

Kentucky Rural Water Association’s 38th Annual Conference and Exhibition Kentucky Rural Water Association would like to invite you to submit an application to present at the 38th Annual Conference and Exhibition being held August 28-30, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Lexington Convention Center in Lexington, Kentucky.  Please remember that the sessions should be devoid of advertisements and tailored ... Read More »

Kentucky Infrastructure Authority Names New Executive Director

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2017) – The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority (KIA) has named Donna L. McNeil as the new executive director. The KIA board approved McNeil’s appointment as director at their monthly meeting last week. McNeil recently served as Compliance Specialist with the Kentucky Rural Water Association (KRWA) in Bowling Green. There she served as chair of the Drinking Water ... Read More »

City of Franklin Brings Home the Bronze!

(February 9, 2017 – Bowling Green) – If you’re looking for a drink of some of the best tasting water in the nation, go to Franklin, Kentucky! In this southcentral Kentucky community, all you need to do is turn on the faucet for pure “Quality on Tap!” Representing the state of Kentucky, the City of Franklin, was one of the ... Read More »

UCMR4 Monitoring

Water systems have received letters from EPA informing them of their requirement to participate in UCMR4 monitoring that will take place 2018 through 2020. Laboratories desiring to participate with analytical requirements will be approved by EPA during 2017. At the current time all water systems need to do is follow the instructions in the letter and register with EPA. A ... Read More »