Christian County had an estimated population of 66,747 (25,098 households) in 1999; projected population is 77,456 (29,756 households) in 2020. Public water serves over 19,600 customers or about seven out of eight of the county's residents. In areas of the county not served by public water, about three of four households use wells and the remainder rely on other sources. An estimated 1,040 customers will be added to public water service through new line extensions from 2000 to 2020. If all proposed water-line extensions are made, about 11 percent of the county will still rely on private water supplies in the year 2020.
The Water Resource Development Commission has prepared a report on water-supply infrastructure in Christian County.
It is estimated that there are over 200,000 water wells in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Groundwater Data Repository, maintained by the Kentucky
Geological Survey, has information on over 50,000 of these wells. The
locations of wells and springs in Christian County for which data are
available is shown on the map
of wells and springs in the county. Certified well drillers in Kentucky.