McCracken County had an estimated population of 64,200 in 1999 with over 90 percent served by public water. The estimated 2008 population was 65,109 with 92 percent served by public water. The remainder rely primarily on private domestic wells.
The Water Resource Development Commission has prepared a report on water-supply infrastructure in McCracken 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 the county for which data are available
is shown on the map
of wells and springs in McCracken County. Certified well drillers in Kentucky.