water http://wkms.org en Sturgis plan to consildate water system makes economic sense http://wkms.org/post/sturgis-plan-consildate-water-system-makes-economic-sense <p>The city of Sturgis’s plan to shut down its water plant and move to the county water system is a good economic decision. That’s the opinion of Department for Local Government Commissioner Tony Wilder. He said the 34-year old Sturgis water plant spends 40-thousand dollars a year to meet current cleaning standards. Wilder said it’s cheaper for Sturgis to connect to the Morganfield plant than to build a new local one. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 12:26:21 +0000 Angela Hatton & Whitney Jones 22678 at http://wkms.org Sturgis plan to consildate water system makes economic sense Sturgis to get new water source http://wkms.org/post/sturgis-get-new-water-source <p>The city of Sturgis, Kentucky will purchase treated water from the Union County Water District with the help of state funds. Governor Steve Beshear announced a new $986,000 state grant today, as well as an additional $3-million from the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority. The current outdated water system has received 33 Notices of Violations for unsafe levels of methane and acids found in the water in the past. Water rates will not increase for Sturgis residents.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:59:34 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 22548 at http://wkms.org Princeton Shuts Down Water to Locate Leak http://wkms.org/post/princeton-shuts-down-water-locate-leak <p>UPDATE 10 PM: The water main has been repaired, restoring service to around 2,ooo households in Princeton. Water Department Finance Director Tracy Muscove says a boil water order is in effect until further notice. She says it will probably be lifted some time on Friday.&nbsp;</p><p>Roadway access has also been restored to the KY 139/KY 293 truck route through Princeton, according to KYTC public information officer Keith Todd. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:55:45 +0000 Angela Hatton 21739 at http://wkms.org Princeton Shuts Down Water to Locate Leak morning cram [It Came From Outer Space Edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-it-came-outer-space-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> Refinance activity continues to boom, fueling the home-loan market. Low interest rates have created a class of "<a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/17/158947088/low-mortgage-rates-boost-serial-refinancers">serial refinancers</a>" — those lucky enough to borrow at lower rates — and given them new opportunities to spend their freed up cash.</p><p></p><p><strong>Kentucky/Tennessee:</strong></p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:23:46 +0000 Todd Hatton 20912 at http://wkms.org morning cram [It Came From Outer Space Edition] Water shortages could threaten drinking water supply http://wkms.org/post/water-shortages-could-threaten-drinking-water-supply <p>A water shortage watch has been issued today for 27 counties spread across Kentucky.&nbsp; Environmental scientist Bill Caldwell of the Kentucky Division of Water says residents of those counties should pay attention to possible calls for water conservation.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 16:43:16 +0000 Dan Modlin (KPR) 18866 at http://wkms.org Water shortages could threaten drinking water supply Clarksville Mandatory Water Restriction Lifted http://wkms.org/post/clarksville-mandatory-water-restriction-lifted <p></p><p>A mandatory water restriction in Clarksville, Tennessee was lifted last night, although city officials still have a voluntary water restriction in place.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:01:15 +0000 Drew Adams 18853 at http://wkms.org Clarksville Mandatory Water Restriction Lifted