Kentucky American Water Announces Ripple Effect Scholarship Recipients arrow

May 08, 2018

    Lexington, KY., (May 8, 2018)-  Kentucky American Water has awarded Ripple Effect Scholarships to three Kentucky high school seniors for their academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to the environment, marking the sixteenth year the company has offered the scholarship program. The 2018 recipients are Evan Kinniard from Tates Creek High School, James Malin from Bourbon County High School and Shelby Mullen from Harrison County High School. Each student receives a $500 award from the company for use at an institution of higher education. This year’s Ripple Effect Scholarship recipients have demonstrated a commitment to environmental stewardship through activities such as volunteering with the local Natural Resource, Soil and Water Conservation District, developing a riparian buffer for watershed protection and creating and installing a creative sp...

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Kentucky American Water Awards Environmental Grantsarrow

May 07, 2018

Kentucky American Water has awarded two organizations 2018 American Water Environmental Grants for their efforts to protect and preserve the environment.  Floracliff Nature Sanctuary in Fayette County and the Friends of Stoner Creek in Bourbon County will receive $4,714 and $3,710, respectively.  The announcement helps kick off the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Drinking Water Week 2018, observed this year from May 6 to May 12 with the theme, “Protect the Source.” Since the grant program’s inception in 2006 in the Commonwealth, Kentucky American Water has awarded more than $195,000 in grant funds to community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect the watersheds, surface water and groundwater supplies in our local communities.   Read more.

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2017 Water Quality Reports Now Availablearrow

May 01, 2018

The 2017 Water Quality Reports for Kentucky American Water’s service areas are now available.  The reports, also referred to as Consumer Confidence Reports, are published annually each spring with data pertaining to the previous calendar year.  They are available on Kentucky American Water’s website via the Water Quality link and searchable by customer zip code.  Read more

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Drug Take Back Day is April 28 at Kentucky American Waterarrow

April 26, 2018

Kentucky American Water will serve as the host site for Lexington-Fayette County’s Prescription Take Back Day Saturday, April 28, at its 2300 Richmond Road location in Lexington from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event is part of a national effort coordinated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement agencies.  Officers from the Lexington Police Department and the Fayette County Sheriff’s office will be on hand at the event to accept no-longer-needed medications. Participants can simply pull into Kentucky American Water’s front parking lot and hand medications to these officers without getting out of their vehicles. Items that will be accepted on Take Back Day are: prescription and over-the-counter pills vitamins medicated ointments and lotions pet medication Read more.

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Kentucky American Water Facilities Earn Special Recognitionarrow

April 23, 2018

Two of Kentucky American Water’s water treatment plants recently earned special recognition from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet for their performance.  The company’s Richmond Road Station in Lexington earned an award for meeting in 2017 the Area-Wide Optimization Program’s performance goals, which are voluntary and more stringent than what is required by regulations, 100% of the time.  The company’s Kentucky River Station II at Hardin’s Landing plant in Owen County earned recognition for meeting these goals at least 95% of the time. Read more.

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Water System to Undergo Spring Cleaningarrow

April 18, 2018

Annual flushing activity helps maintain quality water service Lexington, KY., (April 13, 2018) – You may see Kentucky American Water crews in your area this spring opening fire hydrants and letting them flow for a period of time. This is all part of a normal maintenance activity for the water distribution system referred to in the industry as system “flushing.” Flushing is a key activity that helps Kentucky American Water to continue providing excellent quality water to customers because it helps to remove normal sediment in the pipes that collects over time. “In addition to our commitment to ongoing infrastructure renewal, this annual flushing program is another key step we take to help us deliver quality water to our customers,” according to Kevin Rogers, vice president of operations for Kentucky American Water. During the flushing activity, crews ope...

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Fix a Leak Week is March 19-25arrow

March 19, 2018

Kentucky American Water and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are reaching out to promote Fix a Leak Week, which runs from March 19 through March 25. The national campaign, part of the EPA’s WaterSense program, helps to raise awareness about small leaks and other water that may be inadvertently wasted within homes. Read more.

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Kentucky American Water’s Water Loading Stations Now Accepting Credit Card Paymentsarrow

March 13, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky., (March 8, 2018) – For added convenience, Kentucky American Water is now accepting credit card payments for water loading stations located in Fayette County. Customers that purchase water from the water loading stations located in Fayette County may now utilize credit cards to purchase water. To set up a new account, customers may call 859-269-2386 option 6 to be given an account number and PIN. This information will be used on to utilize the credit card payment feature. Customers may also visit our payment lobby located at 2300 Richmond Road, Lexington, Ky., to set up an account. For customers that choose not to utilize this convenience, they may continue to pay with cash or check at the Kentucky American Water offices located at 2300 Richmond Road between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Kentucky American Water’s F...

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