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It’s Wastewater Treatment and Collection Certification Renewal Time!

Attention all certified Wastewater Treatment and Collection operators! It is certification renewal time. You must renew your certifications between Jan. 1 and June 30 of this year. If you renew after June 30 but before Dec. 31, you will have … Continue reading

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Nominations Sought for Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism

The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance’s Operator Certification Program is seeking nominations for the fifth annual Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism. The purpose of this award is to recognize those individuals who value professionalism in their work and … Continue reading

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Continuing Education Opportunity – Water Loss Leak Detection and Distribution Deficiencies

The Division of Compliance Assistance is hosting “Water Loss Leak Detection and Distribution Deficiencies” at Lake Barkley State Resort Park. This class will give tips on effective leak detection techniques and procedures, how to combat, correct and control water loss, … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual Steve Crosman Award Winner Named

David Hawes, who recently retired from the Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA) – Max Rhoads Wastewater Treatment Plant and East Wastewater Treatment Plant, has been honored with the fourth annual Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism. Hawes, who holds … Continue reading

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Strontium Regulations Changed for Drinking Water

Strontium is an alkaline earth metal that naturally occurs in air, dust, soil, foods and drinking water. It can occur at high levels in bedrock aquifers as an adverse contamination result of milling, coal burning and phosphate fertilizers. An on-going … Continue reading

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Standards of Professional Conduct and Repercussions from Poor Decision Making

By Kentucky administrative regulation, operators are held to a certain level of professional standards and for good reason. Operators are in charge of protecting and safeguarding the life, health and welfare of the public and environment. Without these standards, humans, … Continue reading

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CHFS updates fluoride regulations, dosage for some systems

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services has made changes to the fluoridation regulations concerning dental health. Public water systems that serve a population of less than 1,500 people are not required to add fluoride, but if they do, it … Continue reading

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