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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 »

New state laws go into effect June 24

FRANKFORT – Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2015 regular session go into effect next week. The state constitution specifies that new laws take effect 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature. The General Assembly’s 2015 session adjourned on March 25, making June 24 the day for new laws to take effect. There are some exceptions. ... Read More »

Operator EXPO 2015 Highlights

The weather was absolutely stunning for Operator EXPO 2015!  This year’s event kicked off with exhibitor set-up and continuing education classes on Tuesday afternoon and continued on Wednesday at the Hardin County Fairground throughout another beautiful day. Nearly 300 participants toured 40 exhibitor booths and displays offering the latest in water and wastewater industry products. The fairground provides several covered ... Read More »

Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is accepting Grant Applications

The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) is accepting applications for the FY 2015 State Homeland Security Grant Program through July 10, 2015. The grants, funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, can be used by city and county governments, fire protection districts, area development districts, and public universities to purchase first-responder equipment, communications, cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection. ... Read More »

May 3-9, 2015 Drinking Water Week in Kentucky

Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed May 3-9, 2015, as Drinking Water Week in Kentucky to recognize the importance of source water protection and conservation, as well as the value, importance and fragility of our state’s water resources. This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act, which ensures quality drinking water and protects the health of our ... Read More »

Monroe County Water District Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Monroe County Water District celebrated its 40th anniversary by combining a customer appreciation day with a formal ceremony at the district’s office on April 9, 2015. A large crowd gathered to participate in the celebration and enjoyed a wonderful meal prepared by district staff and volunteers. Door prizes were awarded during the event as people mingled through the crowd ... Read More »