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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It seems simple, but there's a lot of work involved in getting water to your tap.
Louisville Water is giving the public a chance to take a look at all the work that goes into it.
Today families took advantage of a free tour of the historic water tower and Crescent Hill Reservoir.
They discovered why there are statues on the tower, and how the Ohio River presents challenges and benefits when cleaning our drinking water.
"We give people a behind the scenes look, so if you've never seen inside of the water tower, if you've never seen the pump station we have, and we actually have a steam engine from the early 1900's," says Kelley Dearing Smith of Louisville Water. "It's a chance to learn our history, and also what we do every day."
This was the last tour of the season. In January, Louisville Water will restore the original pumping station, and reopen it as a permanent history museum.