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Treatment Facility Named One Of The Best In The State

McCreary County Water District Treatment Plants Recognized as Exceptional

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has named McCreary County Water District as one of forty-nine water treatment plants recognized in the Commonwealth for having demonstrated superior performance while producing drinking water for 2011 that consistently met or exceeded state water quality standards.  The Water District has earned this award for each of the past five years, making us one of the best treatment facilities in the state of KY.  Read more...  View Award...

Water Plant Gets Overhaul

Water Treatment Plant #1 Receives Improvements in 2012/2013

 

Improvements to Treatment Plant #1, in Revelo, are underway.  The project consists of building two trains of flocculators and sedimentation basins, a new flash mix building, and renovating the existing filter number one pipe gallery.  Updating this facility will allow the Water District to continue serving the purest and best drinking water possible.  Click on "read more" to find out about many of the projects we've achieved over the past 50 years.  Read more...  View photos...

Remember When?

Creation of the McCreary County Water District

The McCreary County Water District was officially formed on November 16th, 1962. Judge Prince L. Stephens presided over the matter and appointed a board of commissioners to run the operation. He appointed Dr. M. A. Winchester for a term of four years; for a term of three years, A. W. Holmes; and Eldred Musgrove for a term of two years. Each man took an oath to faithfully perform the duties of his position. Read more...

Recognized for Outstanding Performance

Assistant superintendent nominated for award

The American Water Works Association has nominated Stephen Whitaker for the 2009 Operator of the Year Award.  Less than 2% of Kentucky's 1,285 certified water treatment operators were nominated for the 2009 award.  Read more...

Worldwide Water Facts:

Protect our source water

Water use has been growing at more than double the rate of population increase during the last century, and an increasing number of regions are chronically short of water. By 2025, 800 million people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world’s population could be under stress conditions. Although 70% of our world is covered in water, only 1% of that water is drinkable. Read more...