Las Lomas Water Tainted With High Mercury Levels

May 27, 2008

Residents in Las Lomas are being told to not use their drinking water for any reason due to high levels of mercury found in the water supply.Boston (ChattahBox) – Residents in Las Lomas are being told to not use their drinking water for any reason due to high levels of mercury found in the water supply.

The water supply was tainted and found to have high levels of mercury after one of the water tanks was vandalized over the weekend. 3,000 residents have already been notified about the tainted drinking water.

The California Water Service Company has come out and stated that not under any circumstances should the water be used until further notice.

In investigation is ongoing to see how the water tank was vandalized over the weekend.

High levels of mercury in drinking water poses a major health risk to adults, including cardiovascular disease and neurological symptoms.


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