Studying Public Water Systems

House Concurrent Resolution 56 calls for establishing a 17-member legislative task force to study small community public drinking water systems to create mechanisms for oversight and intervention so as to prevent the drinking system's decline and failure.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Reps. Tipton, Harris + 3 others

From the Kentucky Resources Council (KRC): This resolution seeks to prevent drinking system's decline and failure. KRC would have a seat on the task force.

This editoral from the Lexington Herald Leader highlight issues with drinking water systems in Martin County an in numerous other communities across the state.

"Stirring the Waters" is a series of investigative reports that highlights barriers that communities across Appalachia face in accessing clean water.

KFTC's Position: 
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