County district suggests boiling water for drinking
May 22, 2002
Kim Bunton, manager of the Hill County Water District, suggests that people in the district might want to boil their water before drinking it or using it for cooking.
"It's not really mandatory, just to be on the safe side," he said.
The water districtdraws the water it uses from Fresno Reservoir. The district announced the voluntary boiling advisory today, in effect until further notice. Customers are advised to boil their water for at least five minutes before drinking it.
Fresno is refilling, and water is available, but has so much sediment, or turbidity, in it that Bunton is concerned t...