An Official Website of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
The division performs a number of critical functions to help prevent and address problems with water pollution.
Learn and search about various permits and certifications within the division.
Submit data or reports to the Division of Water.
The division works to improve community understanding and participation in solving water pollution issues through grants, environmental education, informational resource development, and citizen science programs.
The division is responsible for ensuring a safe and clean drinking water supply.
Rainfall and its impacts may vary considerably throughout the Commonwealth. The division monitors hydrologic conditions to understand, prepare for, and mitigate potential flooding and drought impacts to Kentucky’s citizens, businesses and the built environment.
Discover resources that provide financial help in the way of grant and loan assistance to communities for water and wastewater needs.
The Commonwealth of Kentucky is amazing with an abundance of natural resources and a special sense of place. The tool that binds the Division of Water's mission to protect and enhance our water resources to this sense of place is GIS - Geographic Information Systems.
One way the division carries out its mission to protect and enhance the waters of the Commonwealth is through monitoring and assessment programs established to observe the health and condition of waterbodies.
The division protects Kentucky's resources through a number of different approaches.
A Quality Assurance program sets policy, procedures and control measures for a particular program or project, resulting in quality data on which to base sound decisions.
The Division of Water's regulations are contained in Title 401 Chapters 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10 of the Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR).
Search for reports or publications within the Division of Water.
Call the Hotline
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1-800-928-2380 or 502-564-2380