The Louisville area’s tap water meets all federal standards, according to the annual water quality report released today by Louisville Water Company. But ten percent of the homes tested showed elevated levels of lead. These lead levels represent problems with the infrastructure–like lead pipes–and not problems with the city’s water source or treatment. And Louisville… Continue reading Water Quality Report: Ten Percent of Taps Tested Show Elevated Lead Levels
On the back of a major change in mountaintop coal mining rules, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency has released a scientific study of the impacts of the practice on water quality.
Golf courses may look green, but not every course is environmentally green. But as WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, two courses in Louisville are working to change that.
Metropolitan Sewer District officials have unveiled a plan to overhaul the county’s aging sewer system. The court-ordered plan is designed to reduce overflows of untreated sewage into local waterways.
A federal appeals court has sided with the Kentucky Waterways Alliance and other groups against the EPA over Kentucky water quality laws.