Napa County Officials Warn Some Residents To Avoid Drinking, Cooking With Tap WaterResidents of Berryessa Highlands and Oakridge Estates in Napa County were advised Friday afternoon to avoid using their tap water for cooking and drinking until further notice, Napa County emergency officials said.
Oakland Residents Furious At Town Hall About McClymonds High ContaminationAngry West Oakland residents attended a town hall meeting demanding answers but leaving with more questions as McClymonds High School remains closed after tests revealed a high level of a carcinogen on campus.
San Jose Residents Say It Took Months To Be Notified Of Tainted Well WaterThe San Jose Water Company says its wells on Willow Glen Way and Williams Road have not been in service since October when tests confirmed the presence of a type of sulfonic acid that exceeded state action levels.
Stockton Man Hospitalized For Bacterial Infection After Swimming At Stanislaus County ReservoirA Stockton man claims he got severely sick and lost nearly 30 pounds in one week after swimming at the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.
Treasure Island Residents Advised To Boil Water After Water Main BreakCity 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.
Alameda County Launches Prescription Drug Disposal ProgramOld 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.
Some Water Restrictions Lifted In Barstow After Chemical ContaminationOfficials are lifting some drinking water restrictions in Barstow, where excessive levels of a chemical were found three days ago.