A Stockton man claims he got severely sick and lost nearly 30 pounds in one week after swimming at the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.
City and state officials issued an advisory to residents on Treasure Island to boil and purify their tap water before use. The advisory comes after a major water main break interrupted service to the entire Island on Friday.
Old medication and unused prescription drugs can be left at the sheriff’s Eden Township Substation, a program authorities hope will prevent dangerous chemicals from entering the water supply.
Officials are lifting some drinking water restrictions in Barstow, where excessive levels of a chemical were found three days ago.