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Rochester Dam Regional Water Commission Announces Lease of Rochester Dam

(Hartford, KY)- Effective October 1, the Rochester Dam Regional Water Commission (RDRWC) will commence a twenty-five year management lease with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to preserve Green River Lock and Dam No. 3, known as Rochester Dam.  This lease will enable RDRWC to protect and preserve the pool level that is a vital water supply for the ... Read More »

EPA is holding its third annual SepticSmart Week from September 21-25, 2015

SepticSmart Week outreach activities encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems. Nearly one-fifth of all American households depend on septic systems to treat their wastewater. Failure to maintain a septic system can lead to failures resulting in costly repairs, well contamination, polluted local waterways, and risks to public health and the environment. During SepticSmart Week, EPA ... Read More »

Muhlenberg County Water District #3 Receives KRWA’s Highest Award!

(August 31, 2015 – Bowling Green) On August 24 through 26, 2015, representatives of Kentucky’s public drinking water and wastewater utilities gathered for Kentucky Rural Water Association’s (KRWA) 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Lexington, Kentucky at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Lexington Center. Nearly 800 utility professionals heard informative presentations by industry experts on why “Every Connection Counts.” ... Read More »

KRWA Annual Conference and Exhibition Highlights

On August 24 through 26, 2015, representatives of Kentucky’s public drinking water and wastewater utilities gathered for Kentucky Rural Water Association’s (KRWA) 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Lexington, Kentucky at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Lexington Center. Nearly 800 utility professionals heard informative presentations by industry experts on why “Every Connection Counts.” Monday’s activities began with the KRWA ... Read More »

Lewisport Municipal Water Works Chosen Best Tasting Water in Kentucky for a Record Sixth Time!

(Aug 31, 2015 – Bowling Green, KY) Judges at Kentucky Rural Water Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition held August 24-26, at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Kentucky, have once again found the state’s best tasting water in Hancock County! On August 25, 2015, Lewisport Municipal Water Works was named the winner of a statewide competition to identify the tastiest water ... Read More »

KY DOW issues Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) Letter

In a letter dated July 22, 2015 Kentucky Public Water Systems were notified about the implementation of the Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR). The intent of the rule is to provide increased protection against pathogens in public water systems. The requirement of the RTCR will take effect January 1, 2016 in Kentucky. The RTCR will require distribution samples to determine ... Read More »

KRWA Diamond Partner Spotlight

Each of our Corporate Partners will be spotlighted on this website leading up to the 36th Annual Conference on August 24-26. Kentucky Engineering Group, PLLC was formed in 2009 by Bob Taylor, Jim Thompson and Troy Hogge, as a professional limited liability company located in Versailles, Kentucky. We have a staff of 10 professionals who have combined experience of over 225 years in small and ... Read More »

KRWA Diamond Partner Spotlight

Each of our Corporate Partners will be spotlighted on this website leading up to the 35th Annual Conference on August 18-20. Read More »

KRWA Diamond Partner Spotlight

Each of our Corporate Partners will be spotlighted on this website leading up to the 36th Annual Conference on August 24-26th. American Development Corporation was founded by Bill Wetherington in 1984 in Vanceboro, North Carolina.  Wetherington pioneered the “mini-bulk’ system concept to allow smaller water and wastewater utilities the same safety and convenience that larger utilities were accustomed to. American Development Corporation-TN was founded ... Read More »

Temporary Enforcement Policy for Construction Work in Confined Spaces

This memorandum provides guidance on the enforcement of the Confined Spaces in Construction standard published on May 4, 2015. The new standard goes into effect on August 3, 2015. Requests for an extension of the effective date have indicated a need for additional time for training and the acquisition of equipment necessary to comply with the new standard. OSHA will ... Read More »