Louisville Missionary Groups Still Working in Haiti

As the international community calls on more help for Haiti, one Louisville-based organization is continuing to provide potable water to earthquake victims. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Louisville-based Edge Outreach has been working to provide clean water since shortly after the January 12th earthquake. It has set up water purification systems in 24 communities and trained… Continue reading Louisville Missionary Groups Still Working in Haiti

Boil Advisory Lifted In Southern Jefferson County

A boil water advisory has been lifted for approximately 850 Louisville Water Company customers served by the Windsor Forrest elevated storage tank in southern Jefferson County. The advisory was issued early Saturday following a drop in pressure. Water quality tests confirm the water is safe to drink. Customers should discard the ice in their automatic… Continue reading Boil Advisory Lifted In Southern Jefferson County

Louisville Water Rates To Go Up 4.5% in 2010

The Louisville Water Company has raised its rates for 2010 by four-point-five percent. The average water customer will see a monthly 94-cent increase. Company spokesperson Kelley Dearing Smith says the cool, wet weather this year has led to a decline in water sales. “Our water sales are down about five-and-a-half percent in 2009, and I… Continue reading Louisville Water Rates To Go Up 4.5% in 2010

Boil Advisory In Effect For Thousands

The Louisville Water Company has issued a boil water advisory for more than 20-thousand customers in eastern Jefferson County. Officials say the advisory was prompted by a break in a 60 inch main near Highway 42 near Prospect. The advisory area is bounded by the Gene Snyder Freeway to the north, Hurstbourne Parkway to the… Continue reading Boil Advisory In Effect For Thousands