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Downey residents ordered to boil water

September 28, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
People in Downey will need to boil their tap water before they can drink it after coliform bacteria was found in the city water supply.The "boil only" order was lifted for most residents late Sunday night.

State officials made the order last week after traces of coliform was found in the water system. However tests for the bacteria remained negative prompting officials to lift the order for most areas.

The order remains in affect for areas within the border of the 105 freeway on the north; the city limit to the south; Bellflower Avenue to the east; and Fiddler avenue to the west.


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