Gov. Beshear: Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park To Offer Showers and Water for Clinton County Residents

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 22, 2024) – Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park will offer assistance to residents of Clinton County affected by the water shortage from Tuesday, Jan. 23, through Saturday, Jan. 27. 

The city of Albany in Clinton County is experiencing water shortages due to broken waterlines following severe winter weather. County and city officials have declared a local state of emergency. 

“Team Kentucky is committed to helping our families impacted by the water shortage in Clinton County. By offering these resources, we hope we can alleviate some of the burden,” said Gov. Beshear. “Our Kentucky State Parks remain a vital support system to the communities they serve and are stepping up once again. Thank you, Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, for assisting those in need.” 

One hour of free showers will be available to households on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors must bring towels, washcloths, soap and toiletries with them.

Drinkable water will also be provided. Residents must bring personal containers as receptacles will not be provided. 

For questions, please contact Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park at 270-433-7431.  

Thus far, Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) has facilitated the delivery of 25 pallets of water and is processing a request for an additional 44 pallets to be delivered Tuesday, Jan. 23.  

In coordination with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, KYEM has also facilitated the delivery of non-potable water as requested by affected poultry farms within the county.