Kentucky Watershed Forum

2018 Kentucky Watershed Forum

2018 KY Watershed Forum

The Kentucky Water Research Institute (KWRI) and the Kentucky Division of Water (KDOW) co-hosted the 2018 Kentucky Watershed Forum on October 26, 2018, at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office in Lexington, Kentucky. The event brought together individuals from diverse organizations across the state to discuss current topics related to water quality and watershed management. The inaugural event was attended by 69 individuals from 40 different organizations. All attendees received a copy of the Kentucky Watershed Organization Directory  and were given the opportunity to purchase the poster, Water Organizations of Kentucky. Both the directory and the poster are available for download on the page, Watersheds: General Information.

The forum was opened by KDOW Director Pete Goodman and KWRI Assistant Director Steve Evans. USEPA Region 4 Section Chief Natalie Ellington gave the keynote address and discussed the importance of watershed protection and management. The forum provided a framework for networking opportunities and information exchange in a variety of formats including: