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.
With the help of an EPA grant, the Kentucky Division of Water plans to study about two hundred private water wells in the Commonwealth. The study will focus on how domestic water wells are impacted by events of nature and by human-influenced pollution.
State officials in Kentucky have issued a Water Shortage Watch for 27 counties. Environmental Scientist Bill Caldwell says residents should be paying attention to possible calls for water conservation.