Category Archives: News & Events

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Kentucky Wastewater System Operators’ and Water Treatment & Distribution System Operators’ Boards of Certification to Meet

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will have a joint meeting on July 24 at 11 a.m. EST. This … Continue reading

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Kentucky Wastewater System Operators’ and Water Treatment & Distribution System Operators’ Boards of Certification to Meet

The Kentucky Wastewater System Operators’ and Water Treatment & Distribution System Operators’ (drinking water) Boards of Certification will have a joint meeting on June 19 at 11 a.m. EST. This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, which can be accessed from … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater

Reprinted from EPA.gov There is no higher priority for EPA than protecting the health and safety of Americans. EPA is providing this important information about COVID-19 as it relates to drinking water and wastewater to provide clarity to the public. … Continue reading

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What We Know About Coronavirus And Water Treatment

During these challenging times, we want to be clear about what we know about coronavirus and water treatment. The obligations of the drinking water and wastewater treatment sector to the public and our workforce is not put on hold when … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: COVID19 & Utility Management

The Clean Water Professionals just announced the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is offering the following two webinars focused on utility management and workforce issues related to COVID-19. WEF will continue to monitor developments and provide members who are on the frontlines and … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Operator Certification

To enable better social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19, the Energy and Environment Cabinet has implemented telecommuting, and many of our staff will be working remotely.  Feel free to reach out to the Division of Compliance Assistance via … Continue reading

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MEETING CANCELLED: Wastewater System Operators and Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators Boards of Certification Meeting

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) meeting scheduled for March 18th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. has been cancelled. We … Continue reading

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Applicants Sought for Drinking Water Certification Board Vacancies

The Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators’ Certification Board is seeking applicants to fill two vacant positions. The first position is open to candidates who hold a current Kentucky drinking water treatment or distribution license and will represent the industry … Continue reading

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New Regulations for Operator Certification

As of Nov. 1 2019, new regulations governing drinking water and wastewater operator certification took effect and are being implemented by the cabinet. While the framework formerly in place worked for many years, the challenges facing the industry today required … Continue reading

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Special Board Meeting: Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will have a special meeting on October 25 at 10 a.m. EST in conference room 111, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601. … Continue reading

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