What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath is a series of reports with Mike Lynch of the Kentucky Geological Survey.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky Geological Survey's Mike Lynch is back with his series of What Lies Beneath Us reports.  This one examines important archeological work going on at nearby Shaker Village.

Visitors to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill usually come for a relaxing stroll among the restored buildings and to experience the songs, dances, and other practices of the people who built the 19th-Century community in Mercer County, Kentucky.          

Is Your Well Water Really Safe To Drink?

Mar 4, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - If you happen to live outside a major city, your drinking water might come from a well or cistern.  The question you might want to ask is how safe is that water to drink?  The Kentucky Geological Survey's Mike Lynch has this What Lies Beneath report.  WARNING:  Some of the material discussed may make you a little queasy.

“We just lower it down manually….…We’re at water level now.”

HART CO., Ky - Sinkholes have been back in the news of late.  The Kentucky Geological Survey's Mike Lynch has this report on KGS's effort to monitor and map sinkholes across the Commonwealth.

Geologist Jim Currens of the Kentucky Geological Survey was literally poking around a Hart County property in March checking for sinkholes… One had opened up after a few days of heavy rain.