Land Between the Lakes in far western Kentucky was the only place remaining without water Wednesday, more than a week after an ice storm knocked out power to many water pumping and filtration systems around Kentucky.
About 25 customers were affected in Land Between the Lakes, but another 189,685 customers were under boil-water advisories in 55 water districts, according to figures from the Kentucky Division of Water and the state Emergency Operations Center.
Many communities on Wednesday were still relying on donated generators to run their pumping and water treatment systems. Some only obtained generators on Tuesday, said Gary Larimore, executive director of the Kentucky Rural Water Association in Bowling Green. Generators were donated from out of-state water districts in places such as Nashville and Florida, he added.