Regional /Water Quality
7:12 am
Sun July 22, 2012

Floyds Fork Water Pollution Meeting Scheduled

A public meeting will be held Tuesday evening in Jefferson County, to discuss a pollution control plan for the Floyds Fork watershed. Portions of several counties in north-central Kentucky can be impacted by pollution in that watershed.

On the evening of July 24th, the Kentucky Department of Water will present information about the Total Maximum Daily Load development process.  State officials say TMDL is a term used to describe the amount of pollution a stream can receive and still meet standards for water quality. 

Current stream impairments for the Floyds Fork watershed include dissolved oxygen, fecal coliform, organic  enrichment, aquatic plants, and sedimentation. The watershed drains through portions of Bullitt, Spencer, Jefferson, Oldham, and Shelby counties.

The public meeting regarding the watershed will be held from 7pm to 9pm at Middletown Elementary in Jefferson County.   More information can be obtained on-line at

http://water.ky.gov/watershed/Pages/FloydsFork.aspx