Despite an unusually rainy summer, the reservoir that supplies Martin County’s water treatment plant ran dangerously low because of operational problems, including a pump that the district has repeatedly paid to repair or replace.
Despite an unusually rainy summer, the reservoir that supplies Martin County’s water treatment plant ran dangerously low because of operational problems, including a pump that the district has repeatedly paid to repair or replace. Photo provided by Lisa Smith Stayton
Despite an unusually rainy summer, the reservoir that supplies Martin County’s water treatment plant ran dangerously low because of operational problems, including a pump that the district has repeatedly paid to repair or replace. Photo provided by Lisa Smith Stayton

Martin County may be the worst. But it’s not Kentucky’s only drinking-water crisis. What can be done?

November 09, 2018 08:52 PM