MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) — Residents of Pajaro are suggested to not use faucet water for ingesting and cooking till additional discover, county officers mentioned Saturday.
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The wells for the Pajaro Sunny Mesa Water District have been flooded in the course of the current storms and flood water might have entered into the effectively casing. The flood water could also be contaminated with chemical compounds that will not be made secure by boiling or disinfection, so residents threat sickness by utilizing faucet water for ingesting or cooking, officers mentioned.
As an alternative, residents ought to use bottled water for all ingesting together with child system and juice, brushing enamel, washing dishes, making ice and meals preparation till additional discover.
Boiling, freezing, filtering, including chlorine or different disinfectants, or letting water stand is not going to make the water secure, officers mentioned.
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The Pajaro Sunny Mesa Water District will inform residents when exams present that the water is secure once more. For extra info, residents can name Pajaro Sunny Mesa Water District’s Fundamental Workplace: 831-710-7177.
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