Three Kentucky Water Plants recently received national awards for excellent consumer reports.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the winners of the 2011 Region 4 Consumer Confidence Report Excellence Awards with three of the six categories were won by Kentucky systems.
The six categories included small, medium and large surface water and ground water systems.
Cynthiana Municipal Water Works won in the medium surface water system category, Fonde Water System in Pineville won in the small ground water system category and Calvert City Municipal Water Department won in the medium ground water system category.
The U.S. EPA requires community water systems to make annual drinking water quality reports available to the public with each report required tonotify customers of sources used, any detected contaminants and compliance with regulations and education information.