Kentucky County Water Crisis In Martin County, Ky., many residents haven't drunk water from their taps in years. The county is one of the poorest in America, and its water infrastructure is crumbling.
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Kentucky County Water Crisis

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Kentucky County Water Crisis

Kentucky County Water Crisis

Kentucky County Water Crisis

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In Martin County, Ky., many residents haven't drunk water from their taps in years. The county is one of the poorest in America, and its water infrastructure is crumbling.