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Posted on: June 16, 2022


Water Notice

Good evening – earlier this evening, during routine water quality testing, a City water well located at Gilman Road and Camino Arroyo tested for nitrate levels at 12 milligrams per liter which exceeded the maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 10 milligrams per liter.   

City staff immediately reported this occurrence to the California State Water Resources Board (Board).  The Board is requiring that the City notify all residents and customers of the nitrate levels and provide important information concerning the drinking water.

The cause of the nitrate level is not known at this time and the well is no longer providing any water to consumers.  The well will be continually tested until it meets the MCL of 10 milligrams per liter and is approved for use by the Board.

Please read the Drinking Water Warning below as it will provide all the health and safety information pertinent to this situation. 

Nitrate Level Notice (English)

Nitrate Level Notice (Spanish)

Buenas noches: a principios de esta noche, durante las pruebas de calidad del agua de rutina, un pozo de agua de la ciudad ubicado en Gilman Road y Camino Arroyo probó los niveles de nitrato a 12 miligramos por litro, lo que excedió el nivel máximo de contaminantes (MCL) de 10 miligramos por litro. 

El personal de la ciudad informó inmediatamente esta ocurrencia a la Junta de Recursos Hídricos del Estado de California (Junta).  La Junta está exigiendo que la Ciudad notifique a todos los residentes y clientes de los niveles de nitrato y proporcione información importante sobre el agua potable.

La causa del nivel de nitrato no se conoce en este momento y el pozo ya no proporciona agua a los consumidores.  El pozo se probará continuamente hasta que cumpla con el MCL de 10 miligramos por litro y sea aprobado para su uso por la Junta.

Lea la Advertencia de agua potable a continuación, ya que proporcionará toda la información de salud y seguridad pertinente a esta situación. 

 Nitrate Level Notice (English)

Nitrate Level Notice (Spanish)


Jimmy Forbis

City Administrator

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