In the valley bottoms of the Kentucky and Salt Rivers and their major tributaries, most drilled wells will produce enough water for a domestic supply at depths of less than 100 feet. Wells located in smaller creek valleys throughout the county will produce enough water for a domestic supply, except during dry weather. In areas above the stream valleys throughout Anderson County (approximately 60 percent of the county), most drilled wells will not produce enough water for a dependable domestic supply, unless they are drilled along drainage lines, in which case they may produce enough water except during dry weather. Throughout the county, groundwater is hard or very hard and may contain salt or hydrogen sulfide, especially at depths greater than 100 feet.

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