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Order to boil water in Downey an error

October 10, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Downey residents want answers after learning a lab error led to last month's boil water order.Thursday, the mayor and city council held a special meeting, open to the public, to talk about the order and its effect on the city. The three-day order was issued on September 25 after a lab said coliform was present in the water. Days later, city officials say they received a letter from the lab admitting an error in the testing.

Revenue loss during the closure isn't known.


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