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Treatment Facility Recognized for Outstanding Performance

McCreary County Water District Treatment Plant Recognized as exceptional

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has recognized McCreary County Water District for meeting the Area-Wide Optimization Program goals for both settled and filtered water in 2014 and for being considered a "totally optimized plant" for turbidity/microbial removal. This is the 8th straight year that McCreary County Water District has received this award. It continues to be our goal to provide our customers with clean and safe drinking water.  Read more...

Water Plant Gets Overhaul

Water Treatment Plant #1 Receives Improvements in 2012/2013

Improvements to Treatment Plant #1, in Revelo, are underway.  The project consists of building two trains of flocculators and sedimentation basins, a new flash mix building, and renovating the existing filter number one pipe gallery.  Updating this facility will allow the Water District to continue serving the purest and best drinking water possible.  Click on "read more" to find out about many of the projects we've achieved over the past 50 years.  Read more...  View photos...

Remember When?

Creation of the McCreary County Water District

The McCreary County Water District was officially formed on November 16th, 1962. Judge Prince L. Stephens presided over the matter and appointed a board of commissioners to run the operation. He appointed Dr. M. A. Winchester for a term of four years; for a term of three years, A. W. Holmes; and Eldred Musgrove for a term of two years. Each man took an oath to faithfully perform the duties of his position. Read more...

Worldwide Water Facts:

Protect our source water

Water use has been growing at more than double the rate of population increase during the last century, and an increasing number of regions are chronically short of water. By 2025, 800 million people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world’s population could be under stress conditions. Although 70% of our world is covered in water, only 1% of that water is drinkable. Read more...