Could Cost Nearly $1.5 Million The lack of running water, in rural areas of Putnam County, has been discussed for decades. Tuesday, March 24th, 2017, the current Putnam County Commission held another discuss. Adding thousands of feet of water pipelines could cost nearly $1.5 million. Residents of Manilla Ridge, and other areas, say the cost is worth it and that the running water is long overdue. Whether that money is spent remains to be seen.…"Commission Studying Rural Water"