Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, in partnership with Kentucky Department for Environment Protection, Division of Compliance and Assistance has awarded three communities with Stormwater Controls in MS4 Phase II community grants. The cities of Nicholasville, Pewee Valley, and Shelbyville are selected as awardees of these community grants.
This funding will assist the grantees in implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) or community-based demonstration projects to showcase stormwater controls. The City of Nicholasville proposed to improve water quality concerns at Lake Mingo Park, including improvement to stream channel and aquatic vegetation. The City of Pewee Valley proposed to develop a Green Infrastructure Demonstration program that will provide stormwater education opportunities for local residents, in addition to improving water quality in a park in the city center. Finally, the City of Shelbyville proposed to develop a sustainable/green campus for the Public Works Facility; BMPs for the project include employee education, vehicle maintenance adjustment, storage upgrades, and parking lot design.
To learn more about these projects, please email Stephanie Jenkins, KWRRI Program Director, or telephone her at 859-257-1299.