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Revised Tariff Notice


On or about April 1, 2024, Ohio County Water District (“the District”) will file a revised tariff with the Kentucky Public Service Commission that will establish new charges and revised conditions for its provision of water service. In this filing, the District proposes to establish the following charges:


Unmetered Fire Sprinkler Monthly Charge $12.78

Unmetered Fire Sprinkler Water Usage Charge $ 0.00639 per gallon Fire

Sprinkler/Private Fire Protection Line Connection Fee Actual Cost

Damage to Lid or Meter Equipment/Meter Lock Actual Cost

Water Main Extension/Service Line Connection Estimate Actual Cost


It also proposes to delete its existing Field Collection Charge and Leak Adjustment Rate and to

raise its required deposit from $90 to $104.


The revised conditions of service will among other things:


- Revise the formula for calculating the amount of a leak

adjustment and limit requests for leak adjustments to commercial

and residential customers;


- Prohibit service to an applicant for service whose proposed

service line will run across another’s property unless the applicant

presents evidence of a properly recorded private utility easement(s)

for the proposed service line;


- Impose limits on the installation of fire hydrants;


- Impose limits on the amount of water provided at no charge for

firefighting;


- Require an applicant to present an accepted form of

identification when applying for service;


- Permit the District to deny service to applicants who are acting

as an agent of a present or former customer who is indebted to the

District for service previously supplied at the same or other premises

until such indebtedness is paid;


- Require applicants for service or their representatives to be

present when service is turned on unless a release of liability for any

damage resulting from the service turn-on is executed;


- Establish a cross-connection policy; and,


- Establish the District’s liability for interruptions of service.



The District proposes to place the revised tariff into effect on May 1, 2024.


Any person may examine the proposed tariff at the District’s office at 124 East Washington Street,

Hartford, Kentucky 42347, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or at the Public Service

Commission’s offices located at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, Monday through

Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or through the Public Service Commission’s Web site at


Comments regarding the proposed tariff may be submitted to the Public Service Commission by

mail to the Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602 or by e-mail to


The proposed tariff revisions are the rates and conditions of service proposed by the District.

However, the Public Service Commission may order rates to be charged and conditions of service

to be observed that differ from those proposed. Such action may result in rates and conditions of

service for consumers other than those set forth in this notice.


A person may submit a timely written request for intervention to the Public Service Commission,

P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, establishing the grounds for the request including the

person’s status and interest. If the Public Service Commission does not receive a written request

for intervention within thirty (30) days of the initial publication of notice, it may take final action

on the tariff filing.


Ohio County Water District

Initial Date of Publication: March 27, 2024

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