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Liam Niemeyer / Ohio Valley Resource

West Liberty University Professor Zachary Loughman has dedicated his professional life to crustaceans – specifically freshwater crayfish. He dips his hand into one of the water tanks at his laboratory near Wheeling, West Virginia, to pick up a teal crayfish the size of a dollar bill.

Becca Schimmel / WKYU

If you don’t know exactly where the Tompkinsville water plant is you probably won’t be able to find it.

Becca Schimmel / WKYU

  The screen door of a now vacant house swings open on a windy but sunny day on Wyndcrest Drive in Daviess County. The large front window of a place one couple called home for 50 years is gone. 

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Kentucky will receive more than $38 million from the Environmental Protection Agency to improve the commonwealth’s ailing water infrastructure.

OWENSBORO MUNICIPAL UTILITIES

Now that a boil water advisory has been lifted for most customers, Owensboro Municipal Utilities is working to fortify the pipes that burst on Monday. 

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Residents of Owensboro and Daviess County could be without water for an extended period of time after a water main ruptured Monday morning.

KENTUCKY OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Kentucky's Attorney General said he's going to investigate the operations and management of a troubled water district.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

The U.S. Department of Energy is enhancing its treatment of contaminated groundwater at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site.

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After reports of yellow water in the City of Hickman, state officials says residents are safe to drink the water.

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  Kentucky officials said local water district commissioners are now required to get their initial training through the state's Public Service Commission.

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