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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Kentucky Division of Water

Division of Water
Water Infrastructure Branch

Jory Becker, P.E., Branch Manager 502-782-6887

The Water Infrastructure Branch (WIB) consolidates the activities associated with water infrastructure planning, construction, management and funding. The branch is responsible for drinking water and wastewater planning; construction permitting of water line extensions; sewer line extensions and dams; evaluation of management of public water systems, publicly owned wastewater treatment works and dams; and implementation of the technical components of the federal special appropriations grant program of the clean water and drinking water state revolving funds.

The WIB consists of five sections:

The WIB incorporates in its processes the four pillars of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Sustainable Infrastructure Initiative, including

  • improving infrastructure management
  • full cost pricing
  • efficient water use to minimize the demands on infrastructure
  • watershed approaches to protection and management of water resources

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