Okay, OMU has lifted the boil water order for most Owensboro customers. About 300 customers and those who are still out in the county will have to wait a little bit longer for their boil order to be lifted.
Owensboro-Daviess County suffered a water main break this morning in the downtown area and we have video footage of the break and flooding. We received this video from a WBKR listener this morning. A boil water advisory is now in effect for all OMU customers, including the southeast, west and east Daviess County water districts due to a water main break in front of OMU Plant A on East Fourth Stree
Do you drink tap water? I haven't in over 10 years, and it wasn't specifically due to a threat to my health; filtered/bottled water just tastes better. About a month ago, I wrote about a study stating the highest levels of Chromium-6 in Kentucky's drinking water were in Daviess Co. In turns out, that Chromium-6 was just the beginning. According to the site FluksAqua, the entire state's drinking wa
Hexavalent chromium or chromium-6 first came to national attention when law clerk and now consumer advocate Erin Brockovich investigated the water from California-based company Pacific Gas & Electric. Now, a new study of the drinking water in 85 Kentucky counties finds the highest levels of chromium-6 right here in Daviess County.