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Fischer’s Choice for MSD Chief — James “Tony” Parrott

  LOUISVILLE  – Citing his leadership and vision as the director of the water and sewer agencies of Greater Cincinnati, which includes the implementation of a complex $3 billion federal program to reduce sewage overflows, Mayor Greg Fischer today named James A. “Tony” Parrott as the new executive director of Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District. Parrott has spent 30 years in the public utility business, starting as a frontline worker at the Department of Environmental Services in Butler County, Ohio and working his way through the ranks, eventually landing the top job first in Butler County and then in Cincinnati, where he…

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Walking Wednesdays Are Back at Louisville’s Crescent Hill Reservoir

Louisville, Ky., – Curious what’s inside the Gothic-style structure at the Crescent Hill Reservoir?  Walking Wednesday tours return today, providing information about the history of Louisville Water’s architecture and operations. Louisville Water staff offers guided tours on the second Wednesday of each month from 11am – 7pm, from June through September.  The Crescent Hill Reservoir is located near 201 Reservoir Avenue, between Frankfort Avenue and Brownsboro Road. The Crescent Hill Reservoir and Gatehouse opened in 1879 to supply a 10-day supply of water to the city. (See May 11 story), ” The gatehouse is still an integral part of operations,…