LEXINGTON Cleveland County Rural Water District
#1 has completed drilling three water wells on the Lexington Wildlife Management Area and has started providing safe drinking water to about 125 customers in the area.
Wayne Allen of Benton County Rural Water District
In Kansas, a rural water district
was facing wellhead protection issues involving a new subdivision with individual onsite systems.
He was the visionary who started the water company eons ago which has the bragging rights of being the first rural water district
in Osage County, OK, and the second for the entire state.
"The water for the house comes from the rural water district
and we don't have as much pressure as we do on the other system being on top of the hill like we are, but we have plenty to put out a fire if we get to it fast enough," he said.
They tapped into the rural water district
when it became available.
In response to the realization that a groundwater contamination problem existed, a rural water district
was formed to bring municipal water to a portion of the sinkhole plain.
Stephenson said Ponca City does provide electricity to McCord and sells water to the rural water district
, which serves McCord.
With the financial help from the Farmers Home Administration, a department of the United States Department of Agriculture, Jessamine County Rural Water District
is currently installing 200,000 feet of water line to serve 375 customers who previously had been using primitive cisterns or private wells for their water supply.