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  Paducah Water is planning to construct a nearly two-mile water main beginning this summer from its plant on North Eighth Street to Kentucky Avenue. The project is the largest that the downtown area has seen since 1984, says Paducah Water General Manager Bill Robertson.

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Paducah Water’s board has approved a $250,000 study that will look into the feasibility of a new riverbank filtration system.

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Water containing pollutants from a chemical spill in West Virginia is making its way down the Ohio River, causing water treatment plants throughout Kentucky to take special precautions.

Paducah Water General Manager Glen Anderson said the plant will use activated carbon when the plume reaches the city tomorrow afternoon. He said the ORSANCO River Group has been monitoring the pollutant levels along the Ohio River.

Paducah Recycling Facility Faces Possible Closing

Sep 4, 2013

The City of Paducah could face serious issues with its recycling capabilities in the near future. During a workshop Tuesday, Greater Paducah Sustainability Project-RecycleNow representatives updated the mayor and commissioners on its status.

The nonprofit organization has managed a recycling operation in a facility owned by Paducah Water for the past four years. This December, Paducah Water will need the building back. GPSP-RecycleNow Treasurer Bob Johnson said the situation is dire.