California Health Department Issues Boil Water Warning for Niland
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Health Department and Golden State Water Company, are advising customers in Niland to use boiled tap water or bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes as a safety precaution.
Niland CA -The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) along with
Imperial County has issued an advisory for Niland California residents to boil
their tap water before drinking and cooking purposes as a safety precaution.
The advisory comes following damage to a water transmission line. The damages
transmission line has been repaired and service has been restored to customer s
in the Niland area. The boil water notice has been issued until further notice.
Via the California Department of Public Health:
BOIL YOUR TAP WATER BEFORE USING
Failure to follow this advisory could result in stomach or intestinal illness.
Due to damage to a water transmission line caused by a contractor performing
work for another company, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in
conjunction with the Imperial County
Health Department and Golden State Water Company, are advising customers in
Niland to use boiled tap water or bottled water for drinking and cooking
purposes as a safety precaution.
DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all
tap water to a boil, let it boil for one
(1) minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. Boiled tap or
bottled water should be used for drinking and food preparation until further
notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other
organisms in the water and this is the preferred method to assure that the
water is safe to drink.
Residents that are not able to boil their water are
instructed to use fresh, unscented, liquid household bleach. To do so, add 8 drops (or 1/8 teaspoon) of
bleach per gallon of clear water or 16 drops (or 1/4 teaspoon) per gallon of
cloudy water, mix thoroughly, and allow it to stand for 30 minutes before
using. A chlorine-like taste and odor
will result from this disinfection procedure and is an indication that adequate
disinfection has taken place.
Water disinfection tablets may also be used by following the
This is a precautionary boil water notice.
We will inform you when tests show that water is safe to drink and you no
longer need to boil your water. We anticipate resolving the problem within 48
For more information call Golden State Water Company
Customer Service 1-800-999-4033.
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