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Kentucky > Larue County > Buffalo
Larue County Water District #1 Water Quality
6215 N L & N Turnpike
Buffalo Kentucky, 42716
Phone: (270) 325-3242
Water Source: Purch_Surface_Water
Types of Pollutants
Chemicals often used for pesticides in farming.
Agricultural - 0
Leaching waste, household erosions, and checmicals near residence.
Urban - 1
Runoff and Leaching of Industrial chemicals.
Industrial - 0
Byproducts of Chemicals used to Treat water in your system.
Treatmeant - 0
Naturally occuring chemicals found in the water.
Natural - 0
Chemicals the EPA knows are harmful but do not yet regulate due to lack of research.
Unregulated - 0
Contaminants Found - 1
Alert: Chemical Detected Above Legal Limits!
Fecal coliform and E.coli
Other Violations - 0
Buffalo's Water Quality for Larue County Water District #1
Out of 2 Water Systems serving the Larue County area,
Larue County Water District #1 in Buffalo ranks 1 for Water Quality.

From 231 Water Systems in the State of Kentucky,
Larue County Water District #1 ranks 46 for Water Quality.

Nationally, Larue County Water District #1 ranks 3,215 out of 8440 for Water Quality.
Your Water Larue County's Average Kentucky's Average The National Average
Contaminants in Water 1 8 12 12
Above Health Goals 1 7 7 7
Above Legal Limits 1 6 4 2
EPA Violations 1 10 17 17
Population Served 9,225 7,088 18,318 30,427
Potential Health Risks for Residents near 42716
Fecal coliform and E.coli was found in your water in 2001. The EPA has cleanup procedures in place for Fecal coliform and E.coli which considers any trace found in drinking water to be over legal and health guidelines.
Potential Effects from Exposure:
  • Fecal coliforms and E.coli are bacteria whose presence indicates that the water may be contaminated with human or animal wastes. Microbes in these wastes may cause short term effects, such as diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptoms. They may pose a special health risk for infants, young children, and people with severly compromised immune systems.
Common Sources in Drinking Water:
  • Human and animal fecal waste

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