Kentucky Division of Water


Water Maps Portal

Welcome to the Kentucky Division of Water (KDOW) Water Maps Portal


A wide variety of water-specific web maps, applications, and services are being showcased from this Portal. KDOW has compiled these maps as a service to our customers using information from various sources. KDOW cannot ensure that the information is accurate, current or complete. Neither the information presented nor the maps themselves are official documents.


Risk Map Portal
The Risk Map Portal provides a source for all of the Commonwealth's floodplains. Use this application to view the floodplains throughout the State. In selected counties, you can also download the floodplain models used to create the floodplain elevations and determine the floodplain elevation at specific locations within the floodplain. Click the map icon to enter the Risk Map Portal
Water Health Portal
The Water Health Portal is a "one-stop-shop" for the all of the Commonwealth's water health information. Determine the status of surface water uses near your location from swimming to fishing to drinking water; connect to studies and reports on various streams; and identify Kentucky's "Outstanding State Resource Waters. Click the map icon to enter the Water Health Portal. NOTE: The Water Health Portal performs best when using one of these web browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari.
Watershed Viewer
The Kentucky Watershed Viewer offers up a wide variety of information regarding the Commonwealth's Watersheds. Users are able to toggle on and off map layers to customize the map view. Data layers available include: River flow data, KDOW KPDES Permitted Facility locations, water withdrawal sites, Karst trace flows, and much more. Click the map icon to go to open the Watershed Viewer.
KDOW Story Map Gallery
This gallery includes Kentucky Division of Water Story Map applications created with esri's templates. The Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection Information Section collaborated with the Division of Water to prepare the content for each application. Click the Story Map Gallery icon to go to the Gallery.
KDOW assumes no responsibility for errors arising from misuse of the maps and data. KDOW disclaims any liability for injury, damage or loss that might result from the use of this information. In no event shall KDOW become liable to users of these data and maps, or any other party, arising from the use or modification of the data and maps.

Contact information:  Division of Water l 300 Sower Boulevard, Third Floor l Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-3410 (Telephone) l 502-564-4245 (Fax) l E-mail