Posts Tagged ‘ pollution ’

KRWW Sampling Results

August 5, 2011
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Kentucky Rivers and streams were tested to determine pathogen levels for the KRWW Round 1 Pathogen Summer Testing Cycle. The results are in and they speak for themselves. All levels that exceeded the water quality standard for recreation of 240 cfu (colony forming units)/100 milliliters were considered contaminated and were scheduled for retesting. See...

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Class Action to move ahead in Diesel Spill Hearing

June 29, 2011
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A procedural hearing was held in the Letcher County Circuit Court on Tuesday, the 28th of June, in order to determine whether the case against Childers Oil could be considered as a class action, as opposed to having 80 separate plaintiffs. Based on the ruling on Tuesday, it appears that the case will be...

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Update for Hearing on Class Action for Whitesburg Water Spills

June 20, 2011
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UPDATE: The hearing to determine the suitability of a class action regarding the contamination of water in Whitesburg by diesel has been moved to next week. The hearing will now be at 2:00PM Tuesday, the 28th of June.

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Hearing on Class Action for Whitesburg Water Spill

June 20, 2011
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Today, a hearing in the Letcher County Circuit Court will be held with the intent of determining whether litigation against Don Childers for monetary damages for contamination of the Whitesburg water supply by diesel fuel should be considered a class action. If it were to be considered a class action, the court process may...

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What’s Your Water Story: Pt5

June 16, 2011
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Check out our latest Water Story:

Water Testing at Jenkins Middle High School

June 2, 2011
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The Headwaters Inc. team headed out to Jenkins Middle-High School from the 25th of May to the 1st of June, to run chemical water testing labs and to inform the students of J.M.H.S. about the importance of water quality in our lives.  Covering a number of different pollution sources and issues relating to water quality, the...

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What do the citizens think about this third diesel spill? The writing is on the wall.

February 14, 2011
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“My skin is on fire after taking a shower and I could smell it. If you live in town DO NOT USE THE WATER!” “Diesel has contaminated the Water supply again…. Source has not been determined yet as of this time. This is NOT the water company’s fault, it’s the fault of who ever...

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