Posts Tagged ‘ water ’

Further Update on the Whitesburg Diesel Spill

February 14, 2011
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Here are more recent stories in the Herald Leader on the Spill. Don Childers makes a statement. http://www.kentucky.com/2011/02/14/1634853/whitesburg-water-remains-unusable.html http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews/headlines/Whitesburg_still_cannot_use_water_116194669.html http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wuky/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1762704 http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/4888421

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Updates on the Diesel Spill from the Division of Water

February 14, 2011
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As of 4pm on Monday February 14th 2011, the report by the Division of Water on the diesel Spill in Whitesburg goes as follows; The tests have proven positive for diesel being in the North Fork of the Kentucky River. The initial report to authorities was made by local citizens who reported an odd...

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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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Second Converage for Water Advisory on WYMT

February 13, 2011
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This piece does not fully explain the problem, however at this time, this is the best we can get. http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/No_consumption_advisory_in_Whitesburg_116125819.html?ref=819

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Coverage for the Water Advisory on WYMT

February 13, 2011
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WYMT did a brief story on the contamination of the water in Letcher County. http://www.wkyt.com/home/headlines/Letcher_County_water_supply_contaminated_116088509.html

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Coverage of the water advisory in the Lexington Herald-Leader

February 13, 2011
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The Herald-Leader published a piece indicating that the current advisory stems from a fuel spill: http://www.kentucky.com/2011/02/13/1633015/fuel-spill-in-north-fork-of-kentucky.html#more

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Water Quality Advisory for Whitesburg and portions of Letcher County

February 12, 2011
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As of 7pm on February residents of Whitesburg and portions of Letcher County have been advised not to consume tap water. Listen to a recording of the advisory: No Consumption Advisory – 02-12-2011

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE!!! No Contact Advisory for Whitesburg Ky!

February 12, 2011
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There is a non contact advisory for Whitesburg Ky water. Citizens are advised to not use their water for anything except toilet bowl use. No Showers Do not wash your hands in it Do not wash dishes in it and Especially do not drink the water! Unofficial reports on the situation are that there...

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We are on the Radio!

December 1, 2010
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Keep tuned into WMMT FM Whitesburg Ky to hear our PSAs! We have a PSA concerning our “What is your Water Story?” Campaign, as well as our December 11th, 2010 Clean Up at Campbell’s Branch Community Center! See below for PSA scripts! More PSAs to Come!!! “What is your Water Story?” Campaign Has your...

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“What is Your Water Story?” Campaign

October 8, 2010
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