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Kentucky water treatment plants exceed quality standards in 2018, meet state goals of AWOP

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Water has recognized 37 surface water treatment plants in Kentucky for meeting the goals of Kentucky’s Area-Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) for 2018. AWOP is a multi-state initiative administered through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The purpose of AWOP is to encourage drinking water systems to voluntarily achieve optimization...

Energy and Environment Cabinet recognizes 34 water treatment plants for superior performance

Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet has recognized 34 surface water treatment plants in the state for meeting the goals of Kentucky’s Area-Wide Optimization Program (AWOP). The purpose of AWOP is to encourage water treatment plants and distributors of drinking water to surpass state and federal goals and standards. Kentucky is one of 19 states that participate in AWOP initiatives. AWOP...