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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 Annual Compliance Report on Drinking Water Systems is Now Available

The Kentucky Division of Water’s (DOW) latest Annual Compliance Report on the drinking water systems in the Commonwealth is available and indicates that the number of health-based violations continues to remain low. That’s great news for citizens and shows that … Continue reading

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Accessing the KY Department for Environmental Protection Buildings During Construction

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s facilities located at 200 (DAQ, DWM and DOW) and 300 Fair Oaks Lane (DENF, DCA, DEPS and Commissioner’s Office), in Frankfort, Ky., will be in the middle of several construction projects this summer. The … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Week May 4-10

Gov. Steve Beshear has proclaimed May 4-10, 2014, as Drinking Water Week in Kentucky as an observance of the value of water to each of us in our everyday lives. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking … 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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Attention Drinking Water Systems—Oct. 1, 2013 Deadline Is Fast Approaching

The Stage 2 Disinfection By-Product Rule becomes effective for public water systems based on the following chart. All systems serving 50,000 or less in population will begin Stage 2 monitoring in the 4th quarter of 2013. The only exception is … Continue reading

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