A recent article by the Lexington Herald-Leader highlights a recent study showing that despite Martin County’s water system maintaining compliance, the system still has significant problems with contaminants.

Deputy Director Mary Cromer was interviewed for the article:

“This is the community’s water system,” Cromer said. “This water system belongs to Martin County. It doesn’t belong to the water board. It doesn’t belong to Alliance (the company running the water district). It belongs to everyone.”

Read the article here.