The water main at Eastern Parkway and Crittenden Drive that broke last week has been replaced. A new section of the 48 inch pipe is now in the ground. Another section of the pipe was replaced earlier after suffering a similar break. When pipes are replaced, the increase in pressure after the repairs can exploit… Continue reading Water to Return to Broken Main Soon
The Louisville Water Company isn’t sure whether last night’s water main break is related to a rupture four weeks earlier. The 48-inch pipe that burst at Eastern Parkway and Crittenden Drive this week is a different section of the same pipe that broke last month at Floyd and Warnock streets. The first break has been… Continue reading Water Company Unsure if Second Main Break Related to First, New Inspection Program Forthcoming
Louisville Water Company crews have reached the broken section of a water main that burst on Monday night. There’s an eight-foot rupture in the four-foot-wide pipe near Floyd and Warnock streets. The company will have to move an embankment and close some lanes of Eastern Parkway to make the repairs, and it could be a… Continue reading Update: Water Main Break Presents Further Challenges, One Area Remains Under Boil Advisory
The Metro Council gave final approval to the loan Thursday night. It will be combined with $4 million from the city’s rainy day fund and distributed to a group of retired firefighters who sued the city after being underpaid for overtime.
The Board of Water Works voted Tuesday to approve the loan, which will be used to pay a $14 million settlement with a group of retired firefighters who were underpaid for overtime work.
In preparation for its 150th anniversary, the Louisville Water Company has been renovating its pumping station and water tower on River Road.
A Louisville Metro Council committee will investigate the necessity of an increase in water rates Monday.
The Board of Water Works has approved a 5.5% rate increase for the Louisville Water Company.
The Louisville Water Company will make its annual request for a rate increase Tuesday.