Multi-million dollar investment in water infrastructure to support economic development is coming to Bullitt County

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky The business sector along I-65 South continues to grow. Expansion with bourbon distillers, BlueOval SK and supporting companies means there’s a need for additional water supply. Working with the water providers in Bullitt, Nelson, Meade and Hardin counties, Louisville Water is supporting this growth with infrastructure that will deliver millions […]

Innovative public-private partnership funds Brandenburg plant

By Rachel Nix, Building Kentucky A new municipal wastewater treatment plant is coming to Brandenburg through an innovative program. The City of Brandenburg is the first local government in Kentucky to use public-private partnership funds. The city worked with Kentucky Bond Corp. in issuing bonds for the $8.3 million facility. The Kentucky General Assembly passed legislation to […]

Louisville Water celebrates 160 years

Louisville Water held a virtual toast celebrating its 160th-anniversary of providing high-quality drinking water to Kentuckians. Since 1860, Louisville Water Company has provided great water and customer service to the Louisville area. Several local organizations and businesses joined in on the virtual toast including Louisville City FC, JCPS, Bourbon Women, C2 Strategic and Louisville Tourism. […]

Louisville Water reminds re-opening businesses to flush their pipes

As businesses, schools and other buildings plan to reopen after closing due to COVID-19, the Louisville Water Co. is sending out a helpful reminder. Louisville Water delivers drinking water to businesses across the region but reminds business owners that they are responsible for water quality. One helpful tip for better quality as you restart your unused or […]

Eastern Kentucky communities receive infrastructure grants

Hazard and Jackson recently received more than $6 million in grants to improve infrastructure in their communities. Gov. Andy Beshear in collaboration with the Department of Local Government (DLG) awarded the funds to relive some of the economic burden generated by the decline of the coal industry and improve accessibility to clean water. In Hazard, […]

Brandenburg’s wastewater P3 could be Kentucky’s first

Brandenburg Wastewater RFP

The city of Brandenburg may become the first local government in Kentucky to execute a public-private partnership under legislation passed in 2016 to make P3s more accessible for local and state governments. The city issued a request for proposals on Feb. 18, seeking potential partners to develop a new wastewater treatment plant for the Meade […]

Gov. Andy Beshear’s first State of the Commonwealth address mentions infrastructure priorities

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear

Gov. Andy Beshear called for several investments in infrastructure in his first State of the Commonwealth address. The new Democratic governor is focused on completing important projects for families across the Commonwealth. Beshear committed to speeding up the Mountain Parkway Expansion in eastern Kentucky, building the I-69 bridge in western Kentucky, improving drinking water and expanding high-speed internet. […]