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2016 Call for Projects for Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds

The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority (KIA) and the Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) are announcing the 2016 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the 2016 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Call for Projects. The 2016 Call for Projects will … Continue reading

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Oxidation of Iron and Manganese

Iron (Fe) and manganese (Mn) in their soluble form are colorless in water. They react with dissolved oxygen or chemical oxidizers in water to form insoluble compounds. These insoluble compounds give water a red or black color causing many customer … Continue reading

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Division of Water Updates Drinking Water Regulations

Microbial Testing, Lead and Copper, Bottled Water Get Updates The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) has proposed amendments to three drinking water regulations:  Microbiological Testing (401 KAR 8:200), Lead and Copper (401 KAR 8:300), and Bottled Water (401 KAR 8:700).  … Continue reading

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DOW Revises the Operational Evaluation Level (OEL) Form

All public water systems that monitor quarterly under the Stage 2 Disinfection By-Product Rule are required to perform Operational Evaluation Levels each quarter once the system has monitored for three quarters. The purpose of the OEL is to show which sites … Continue reading

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New state regulation requires certification for wastewater labs

A new state wastewater laboratory certification program that became effective Sept. 5, 2013, will standardize the procedures used in obtaining and analyzing wastewater compliance samples and reporting results to help ensure the quality of analytical data used by the Kentucky … Continue reading

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Proposed wastewater lab certification regulation moves through first legislative committee review

Technical amendments approved On July 9, the Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee (ARRS) of the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) took up the proposed regulation of the Kentucky Division of Water establishing a wastewater laboratory certification program and approved the technical amendments … Continue reading

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DOW Releases e-CCR Guidelines

The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) has released their guidelines for accepting the electronic delivery of a Consumer Confidence Report (e-CCR). It is pertinent to follow these guidelines so that DOW can accept your submittal.  The following are the guidelines … Continue reading

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Small Drinking Water Facilities Invited to Apply for Special Funding

Drinking water treatment systems that serve fewer than 10,000 customers in Kentucky have a unique opportunity to apply for financial assistance to improve their technical, managerial and financial capabilities that are needed to help ensure safe drinking water in a … Continue reading

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Drought-Related DMR Exceedance

Recently in discussions at a training event with operators, I realized that there are facilities in Kentucky that may experience abnormal DMR readings due to drought conditions. Specifically, lagoon systems may experience issues with Total Suspended Solids (TSS) as lagoon … Continue reading

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Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products Rule

A recent development in the drinking water industry is the Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products (DPB) rule. Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products (DPB) was made to help reduce potential cancer, reproductive and developmental health risks from disinfection byproducts in drinking water. Over … Continue reading

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