HUSTONVILLE - McKinney water district Chairman Les Gooch asked Hustonville City Council Tuesday night to consider selling water to McKinney to help alleviate the district's water costs and low water pressure.
According to Gooch, McKinney water customers have been complaining of low pressure and are occasionally losing water service, due to limited supplies from Stanford and Eubank. Gooch said Stanford is looking into raising its water rates higher than what McKinney was hoping to pay.
"We continually have a problem with Stanford. At the present time, they want to raise our rates out of sight," said Gooch. "We're not asking to buy all of it from Hustonville, but we need an alternative."
Should Hustonville decide to sell water to McKinney, it would first have to ask permission from Danville, who supplies water to Hustonville. In turn, Danville would have to get permission from Kentucky Utilities before any additional water could be sold.