Water Use

Christian County had an estimated population of 66,747 in 1999 with 88 percent on public water. The estimated 2008 population was 79,820 with 97 percent served by a water utility. In areas of the county not served by public water, about three of four households use wells and the remainder rely on other sources.

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.

Previous--Next--Back to "Groundwater Resources in Kentucky"