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Welcome to the Burkesville Water and Waste Water Department

Phone Numbers:   Water: 270-864-5154    Waste Water: 270-864-5670
Superintendent Peretto Cell No: 270-459-2841, Asst Superintendent Radford Cell No: 270-453-2172

Superintendent: Ed Peretto

Honorable Mayor of Burkesville

Responsibilities of the Superintendent

The Water and Waste water Superintendent supervises and assists with daily operations and maintenance of the Water and Wastewater plant systems and performs related duties. The superintendent's water department requirement is to provide high-quality drinking water to the city and county costumers while adhering to strict state and Federal regulations.

The superintendent's waste water department requirement is to properly treat and dispose of residential and business waste water while meeting state and federal disposal requirements in a cost effective manner.

The Burkesville City Water Department has been awarded three consecutive Area Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) awards from the Kentucky Division of Water. This award is presented to those water systems that meet area wide optimization goals for both settled and filtered water. Our water systems are considered totally optimized for turbidity and microbe removal. Read more about the AWOP concept at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website by clicking here.

Employees of the Burkesville Water and Waste Water Department:

City Clerk Brenda Spears

Assistant Superintendent: Doug Radford Phone: 270-459-2172 assists the superientendent in planning, directing, operating, and controlling the city water and wastewater systems while enforcing safety rules and regulations. He received routine and emergency water and wastewater problem calls and assures prompt resolution. He investigates complaints regarding unsanitary conditions and oversees the work of maintenance crews. He monitors all city water meters to ensure accuracy.

personel bio pic Joseph Appleby: Class II Distribution, Class III Water Treatment, Class II Collecitons. He is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and cleanliness of the water treatment systems while adhering to strict state and federal regulations. He collects and documents daily chlorine reading, performs preventive and corrective maintenance. He reads and maintains water meters, installs new service and disconnects delinquent accounts. He operates and maintains city water department equipment.

personel bio picRobert Capps: Class II Distribution, Class III Water Treatment. He is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and cleanliness of the water treatment systems while adhering to strict state and federal regulations. He collects and documents daily chlorine reading, performs preventive and corrective maintenance. He reads and maintains water meters, installs new service and disconnects delinquent accounts. He operates and maintains city water department equipment.

personel bio picDavid Flowers: Class II Distribution, Class III Water Treatment. He is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and cleanliness of the water treatment systems while adhering to strict state and federal regulations. He collects and documents daily chlorine reading, performs preventive and corrective maintenance. He reads and maintains water meters, installs new service and disconnects delinquent accounts. He operates and maintains city water department equipment.

personel bio picDavid Waid: Waste Water Treatment. His responsibilities include assisting in the construction, operations, maintenance, and cleanliness of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant, its grounds and lift stations. He installs and repairs lines and equipment including pumps, motors, and meters. He performs preventative maintenance on equipment. He performs activites related to city water meters including installation, replacement, connecting and disconnecting service and reading water usage for the city. He cleans and maintains wastewater tanks and sludge beds. He maintains and operates city power tools, machinery and heavy equipment.

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