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Larimore honored with BRADD award

Gary Larimore, executive director of the Kentucky Rural Water Association, said he has never known an award recipient better than the one he was introducing Wednesday at the 48th annual meeting of the Barren River Area Development District at the National Corvette Museum. “I don’t know anyone more deserving,” he said, of the BRADD’s Tim Lee Carter Distinguished Service Award for ... Read More »

Lebanon Water Works Company Receives KRWA’s Highest Award

On August 22 through 24, 2016, representatives of Kentucky’s public drinking water and wastewater utilities gathered for Kentucky Rural Water Association’s (KRWA) 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Louisville, Kentucky at the Galt House Hotel & Suites. Nearly 800 utility professionals gained valuable insight from industry experts during the conference. Our theme this year was “Tools for Success.” Attendees ... Read More »

City of Franklin Chosen Best Tasting Water in Kentucky

(Aug 30, 2016 – Bowling Green, KY) Judges at Kentucky Rural Water Association’s (KRWA) Annual Conference and Exhibition held August 22-24, at the Galt House Hotel and Suites in Louisville, Kentucky, have found the state’s best tasting water in Franklin, Kentucky! On August 23, 2016, the City of Franklin was named the winner of a statewide competition to identify the ... Read More »

KRWA Annual Conference and Exhibition Highlights

On August 22 through 24, 2016, representatives of Kentucky’s public drinking water and wastewater utilities gathered for Kentucky Rural Water Association’s (KRWA) 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Louisville, Kentucky at the Galt House Hotel & Suites. Nearly 800 utility professionals gained valuable insight from industry experts during the conference. Our theme this year was “Tools for Success.” Attendees ... Read More »

Moody’s Bond Rating Upgraded from Aa3 to Aa2 for Hardin Co. Water District #2

On June 15, 2016, Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the revenue bond rating of Hardin County Water District No. 2 from Aa3 to Aa2. This bond rating was provided in conjunction with the District refinancing $5.0 million in existing debt and affects the $16.0 million in outstanding parity debt. The bond rating is a reflection of several factors including the District’s ... Read More »

2016 Operator EXPO Highlights

Thankfully, the weather was beautiful for Operator EXPO 2016 at the Hardin County Fairground. This year’s event kicked off with exhibitor set-up and continuing education classes on Tuesday followed by a fantastic barbecue, served up once again by Steve Gott, S & K Equipment Company. Great musical entertainment was provided by Dell Harris (KRWA) and Robin Smith, sponsored by American ... Read More »

Free Drought Workshop for Kentucky Water Utilities

Tuesday May 10th, 2016 – 8:00am – 4:00pm Prestonsburg Mountain Arts Center The Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection (KDEP), the Kentucky Rural Water Association (KRWA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invite you to a free drought and water loss workshop for small- and medium-sized drinking water utilities. This workshop will feature information from EPA’s Drought Response and Recovery: A ... Read More »

2016 Session Ends with Budget Deal

KRWA Legislative Coverage

The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 regular session ended on Friday, April 15, shortly before midnight, capping off a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and numerous other measures that will impact people throughout the state. Read More »

Status of EPA’s Key Cyanotoxin Projects

A summary follows of EPA Cyanotoxin projects, upcoming public meetings, and information for additional resources that may be helpful as we continue to address this important issue. Status of EPAs Key Cyanotoxin Projects (3-30-16) Read More »

Drought Response and Recovery for Water Utilities

Explore the Drought Response and Recovery Guide This interactive, user-friendly guide provides worksheets, best practices, videos and key resources for responding to drought emergencies and building long-term resilience. The guide contains four main sections: Staffing, response plans and funding Water supply and demand management Communication and partnerships Case studies and videos Explore the Drought Response and Recovery Guide Visit EPA’s Water ... Read More »