Water quality in Del Oro Water district

Water company officials told Action News Now that there is no benzene contamination in their water. They have tested after the Camp Fire.

Posted: Jul 20, 2019 11:27 AM
Updated: Jul 20, 2019 11:27 AM

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a contaminated water scare in magalia -- after an article claims benzene is in the water. the del oro water supply told action news now reporter christina vitale - their water is safe. me: despite what some publications claim like this one del oro water said there's no benzene flowing through the water in magalia barron brazil: i love what they're doing you know they're all over it i see that a lot of work being done del oro water told action news now multiple people called them today about this article. a director with del oro water janice hannah said firefighters used their water during the camp fire. so water was flowing immediately to flush their system - hannah said thats one reason why del oro doesn't have benzene in it's water lines. but some people in magalia aren't taking any chances. ann frandsen: i just drink filtered water - brita water and i give my dog the same thing he has his own pitcher of what i give him me:in regards to showering in regards to boiling water do you still use your faucet ann frandsen: yes i do i dont boil my water for my dishes or nothing just cooking or something but i shower and everything barron brazil: my opinon is i just wont drink it we dont give it to our pets i just dont trust it so bottled water is fine with me i shower of course but i wont cook with it judy boynton: yes i use it all the time and i still am judy boynton and les plush said they didn't get their water tested. les plush:the water company when i went onto the website basically said if your water tastes bad or if you're in the fire area you should get it tested or call them up hannah said there's no benzene in their water mains. during debris clean up crews pulled water meters from burned lots - and standing structures in the paradise pines, lime saddle and magalia districts are cleared. barron: its really sad what happened but hopefully we all stick around me: del oro water said they're continuing to test within the fire zone in magalia christina vitale action news now. if you're planning to rebuild or put temporary housing on your lot in the del oro water district - the company says they'll come out to test tour water again before installing a new meter... .## the
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