HJR 56 Subcommittee on Small Wastewater Treatment Plant Risk to Meet Monday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 23, 2016) – The House Joint Resolution 56 (HJR56) Subcommittee on Small Wastewater Treatment Plant Risk is scheduled to meet June 26, 2017  at 11 a.m. in Conference Room 316, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky.

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Important Reminders for Debris Removal, Floodwater Safety Issued from Department for Environmental Protection

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 22, 2017) – Tropical Storm Cindy is due to blow into Kentucky this evening, and could bring with it several inches of rain and damaging winds.

Due to the damage that is possible with this storm, the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) would like to remind everyone that there are specific guidelines for proper disposal of woody and vegetative debris left in the aftermath of severe storms.

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Waste Water, Drinking Water Advisory Councils to Have Joint Meeting

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 9, 2017) – A joint meeting of the Kentucky Waste Water and Drinking Water Advisory Councils will be held on June 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the 300 Sower Building, Training Room C, Frankfort, Ky.

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Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Calls for Nominations for Annual Environmental Awards

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 5, 2017) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is calling for nominations for its annual environmental awards to be presented during the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment on Oct. 19-20 at the Lexington Convention Center.

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Surface Water Treatment Plants Recognized for Meeting AWOP Goals

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 17, 2017) – Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet has recognized 36 surface water treatment plants in Kentucky for meeting the goals of Kentucky’s Area-Wide Optimization Program (AWOP), for 2016.

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Water Recreation Guidelines Issued for Summer Season

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2017) –– With summer approaching, The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) offer these safety tips to help Kentuckians enjoy the many rivers, lakes and creeks in which to boat, fish, swim, canoe or otherwise enjoy our abundant water resources.

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NetDMR Reporting Changes Announced

Changes are on the way for those who submit a discharge monitoring report (DMR) electronically thorough NetDMR. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) database for electronic submission will be undergoing improvements to make it more accessible, secure and efficient.

As of May 22, all NetDMR users will log in through the EPA Central Data Exchange (CDX) website. Your help is required to make these changes and successfully migrate all NetDMR user accounts to CDX.

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