Jul 9 2015 Louisville Water Continues Pursuit of Innovation in Water Quality & Supply

Since we pumped the first gallon of water into homes in 1860, Louisville Water’s goal has been to provide the purest supply of water to our customers. Company visionaries such as then Chief Engineer Thomas Scowden and his assistant, Charles Hermany, created treatment systems that are still in use today. Louisville Water is always seeking more natural ways to treat our water supply. One such way is Riverbank Filtration.

Jul 9 2015 Louisville Water Launches New Website

Louisville Water has partnered with Net Tango to launch a new website that is easy to use for customers and the community.  The new LouisvilleWater.com site officially launched on September 3, 2014 with simple navigation, clean graphics and images, and concise search capability for an overall enhanced website experience.

Jul 9 2015 Love Our Water? Tell Us Why!

What makes you want to shout "I love Louisville's water!"? Is it when you travel and try to fill up at the tap, only to quickly dump out the glass in disgust? Is it when you take a big drink of ice cold water after a long run or perhaps even when you use water to hydrate prior to exercise? We want to know why you love Louisville's water -  the water so good it has it's own name, Louisville pure tap©!  Tell us why you love Louisville pure tap© or when it tasted the absolute best.

Jul 9 2015 Louisville Water Launches Purely Local Business Initiative

Louisville Water has launched a new campaign that calls attention to water’s role in making the community work. The “purely local” initiative is part of the Louisville pure tap® campaign and encourages businesses to focus on the health benefits and economic value of tap water. Louisville Water announced the campaign as part of “National Drinking Water Week.” 

Jul 9 2015 Make a Trip to the Water Works

How customers have paid their water bills has changed over time Since 1860, Louisville Water customers have received a statement of sorts. In the beginning it was a “water rent” due twice a year. You’d pay in person at the company’s original office on Third Street.   By 1910, the city was divided into two districts, east and west, with Third Street the dividing line.

Jul 9 2015 Frigid Weather Means Busy Day

There have been nine water main breaks today; our crews are working three of those tonight including a break on a 20-inch main along Story Avenue. This cold snap has produced a spike in activity with over 15 breaks in the past three days, all of these on smaller pipes, 6 to 8 inches in diameter. Louisville Water typically works two breaks on any given day.    

Jul 9 2015 H2O: Here's 2 the Ohio

Over 75 billion gallons of water flow past Louisville Water Tower in the Ohio River every day. Louisville Water pumps out approximately 120,000 per day to supply drinking water to Louisville and surrounding communities. What other companies also depend on the Ohio River? Join us from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Jul 9 2015 Winners Announced for Louisville pure tap® 5K

With nearly 1,100 registered participants, the Louisville pure tap® 5K went off this morning under warm and partly sunny skies at race start.  The race along Zorn Avenue followed the route your water takes every day as part of Louisville Water's production of 116 million gallons of drinking water.

Jul 9 2015 Louisville Water Customers Receive 2014 Annual Water Quality Report

During April, May and June, Louisville Water Company customers will receive the 2014 Annual Water Quality Report included in their bill.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires public water suppliers to prepare a Consumer Confidence Report describing the source and quality of the water it delivers. 

Jul 9 2015 Water Fit for a (Future) King!

While in Louisville today, the Royals will enjoy a premium water, Louisville pure tap®.  In 1996,  Louisville Water became the first water utility in the nation to ‘trademark’ its drinking water. The name, “pure tap” reinforces the quality and value of our drinking water.  Louisville Water encourages to get “back to the tap” and choose tap water as a sustainable, healthy beverage choice.

Jul 9 2015 Help with Registering and Enrolling in LINK

To help you register and enroll in LINK, we've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers. Remember, you only have to go through this process once - thank goodnes, right! - and then all you have to do is log in the next time.  Thanks for your patience.  Here are the two mostly commonly asked questions:  Where can I find my new 10-digit account number?  Visit here, enter your old account number and you'll be given your new number.

Jul 9 2015 Women's Tapping Team Competes for National Title

Are you ready for the fastest two minutes in tapping? Four women from Louisville Water Company are, and next week they will be traveling to Anaheim, California to prove it. There, they will compete as a team for a national title that’s all about tapping.

Jul 9 2015 Louisville pure tap 5K

The Louisville pure tap® 5K is the first race of the Louisville Sports Commission Fall Runathon, a series of three fall running races that provides unique courses and quality experiences for runners and walkers. Following the Louisville pure tap® 5K is the second annual Norton Sports Health Great Pumpkin 10K, set to take place on Oct.4 in the Parklands of Floyds Fork. The Fall Runathon concludes with the Urban Bourban Half Marathon on Oct.

Jul 9 2015 Louisville Water Remembers the 1974 Tornado

Louisville Water remembers the 1974 Tornado with photos, text and a short video focused on natural disasters and their impact on Louisville Water.  On April 3, 1974 an F4 Tornado created a 22-mile path of destruction in Louisville. Among the areas with the most severe damage was Crescent Hill. Louisville Water’s filtration plant and reservoir were in the direct path. Learn about the company’s response to this and other natural disasters and the impact on water service in the city. 

Jul 9 2015 Before Meter Readers There Was J. Baxter Kremer

As the sun rises, there’s a flurry of activity at the Allmond Avenue Distribution Center. Twenty-one meter readers pick up devices, load up their jeeps and prepare to capture thousands of water readings. Today, meter readers typically walk a route to record the reading. In more rural areas, they drive by homes and use a device in their truck to pick up a radio signal sent by the meter.