located in the Licking River Valley and the major creek valleys will
produce enough water for a domestic supply, except during dry weather.
In the upland areas of Bath County (80 percent of the county), most
drilled wells will not produce enough water for a dependable domeestic
supply; some wells along drainage lines 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.