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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Division of Water (DOW) is responsible for regulating public water systems to ensure public health protection. A public water system provides drinking water to at least 15 service connections or 25 or more people for 60 or more days per year.  There are 435 public water systems in Kentucky.  Approximately 95% of Kentuckian’s have access to public drinking water.

​EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline


The EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline provides the general public, regulators, medical and water professionals, academia, and media, with information about drinking water and ground water programs authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act