1,000 Kentucky Residents Still Without Water After Five Days

Kentucky water problems

This article is a great reminder of why we prep. The residents of Martin County have been without water due to no fault of their own. There isn’t even a natural disaster to blame.

Failing infrastructure is one of the things that we often overlook as a reason to be prepared, but if we look at all of the many reasons out there, it’s one of the more likely scenarios we face.

In the case of these Kentucky residents, they lost access to running water because of leaks and other mismanagement of the water distribution system that supplies water to their homes.

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About 1,000 people in Martin County were without water Friday afternoon, five days after the Martin County Water District began shutting off water to many of its customers at night. The financially ailing water district first announced nightly shutoffs Monday because of “high water usage, busted meters, etc.” For some customers, the water turns off only during these designated hours, but others have had no running water since Monday. For some customers, the water turns off only during these designated hours, but others have had no running water since Monday.About 1,000 people in Martin County were without water Friday afternoon, five days after the Martin County Water District began shutting off water to many of its customers at night.

The financially ailing water district first announced nightly shutoffs Monday because of “high water usage, busted meters, etc.”

For some customers, the water turns off only during these designated hours, but others have had no running water since Monday.

Source: Five days later, these Eastern Kentucky residents have no running water

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