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LouisvilleKY’s Buy Local Fair to be greener

LIBA partners with Louisville Water to make the Buy Local Fair more environmentally responsible Louisville, KY (May 12, 2016) -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) is striving to make this year’s Buy Local Fair the most environmentally responsible one yet, and they’re inviting attendees to join in. In partnership with the Louisville Water Company, LIBA is incorporating several new green initiatives into the event, including composting, serving only 100% compostable beer cups (5,000 cups!), and even encouraging the food vendors to use compostable items, or else they pay a small penalty. With help from Brightside and Good Garbage, LIBA has…


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,…


Louisville’s Crescent Hill Reservoir Re-Opens This Week

Louisville, Ky., – The newly-restored Crescent Hill Reservoir is set to re-open this week. Louisville Water officials and Mayor Greg Fischer will join neighbors, business owners and historians Tuesday for the ceremony at the Gatehouse and Reservoir on Frankfort Avenue. An Open House is set for Wednesday evening between 5:00 and 8:30 p.m. for the general public to see and experience the restored architecture and ambiance. Information and artifacts from the project will be on display and the schedule for Louisville Water’s highly popular “Walking Wednesdays” guided tours of the facilities will be resumed and announced. The project to restore the Gatehouse began in…