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Phil O’dell



Phil is a KY register Professional Geologist and has been a member of the NSS since 1973. He has been involved with studies and groundwater issues in the Hidden River/Gorin Mill/Bear Wallow basin since the fall of 1974. He was employed by the Kentucky Division of Water in 1985 and has worked on groundwater quality, groundwater contamination and groundwater studies statewide. He has sat on Boards for the Bluegrass Grotto, Kentucky Water Well Association, Kentucky Groundwater Association and his local neighborhood Association. He lives in Lexington, KY with his youngest son Nicholas.

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