Saturday, March 31, 2012

Letcher County Water Issues Continue

  • {Whitesburg, Kentucky}...For those in Mill Creek, in Letcher County, where water issues started five months ago, officials say it will not be fixed until July. Getting by until then is going to be a challenge with water they cannot drink, cook with, or bathe in. Many in the area hold the coal companies responsible. Funding from the state and county is in writing to provide these people with tap water, so they no longer depend on wells. Letcher County Judge-Executive Jim Ward says not being able to get water faster to the people is the worst part.