Workers Looking For Cause Of Water Main Break

Workers have begun inspecting the water main that burst last week on the University of Louisville campus, looking for the cause of the rupture. The July 11 break sent millions of gallons of water onto the campus and prompted a boil advisory for a large portion of the city. Water company spokeswoman Kelley Dearing-Smith says […]

Water Main Repairs to Begin This Week

Repairs on the broken water main at Floyd and Warnock streets will begin this week. The 80-year-old pipe burst last Monday, releasing more than 40 million gallons of water into the University of Louisville’s Belnkap campus and the surrounding area. The break also caused a severe drop in water pressure and put much of central […]

Mayor’s Office Defends Disaster Tweets

In the midst of a massive water main break Monday, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer once again tweeted information that was more optimistic than accurate when he announced service would be back to normal by Tuesday morning. Downtown employees and several businesses were still struggling to deal with the lack of adequate water pressure and possible […]

Broken Water Main Inspection Begins, Boil Advisory to Last Until Evening

The water boil advisory for central Louisville is expected to remain in effect until this evening. The advisory was put in place last night after a 48-inch water main broke on the University of Louisville campus. It covers the area north of the Watterson and between Ninth Street and Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue. The […]

Water Company Report Shows Louisville Water Meets Standards

The Louisville Water Company is touting the latest water quality report. The annual report shows that the company meets or exceeds all state and federal water standards. New standards will be put into place next year, and spokesperson Kelley Dearing Smith says new and renovated treatment plants will bring the company in line with the […]