Nicholasville's award-winning utilities system provides reliable electric, water and sewer services within and adjacent to the city.
601 North Main Street
24-Hour Emergency Line:
(weekdays after 4 p.m.
Electricity: The electric department purchases power from Kentucky Utilities and distributes it to approximately 5,900 customers through the utility's transmission and distribution system. An additional substation is under construction and is expected to be energized by the end of November 2003.
Water:The water department consists of an intake pumping facility, a water treatment plant, a high service pumping facility, and transmission and distribution system. The treatment plant serves approximately 10,500 retail customers and two wholesale customers, with a capacity of 6 million gallons per day (mgd). The treated water transmission and distribution system consists of a grid of mains ranging from 2 to 24 inches in diameter and has a total elevated storage of 1.5 million gallons. For the annual drinking water quality report click here.
Sewers: The sewer department, serving approximately 8,700 customers, consists of a 4.1 MGD wastewater treatment plant (Jessamine Creek Environmental Control Facility), 14 pump stations and a collection system comprised of a network of gravity sewers and force mains.
Major capital improvement projects include:
For city ordinances relating to utility services, click here.