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Boil water alert lifted in Las Palmas 2 neighborhood

BOIL WATER ALERT

UPDATED December 25, 2019

SALINAS, Calif. — California Water Service (Cal Water), in coordination with the state Division of Drinking Water, has canceled the precautionary boil water advisory issued Dec. 23 to Las Palmas 2 residents. Test results have confirmed that water quality was not impacted by the main break and subsequent water outage.

 Affected customers included those residing on: Crowne Point Drive, Lane, and Court; Prestancia Circle, Court, and Way; Bavella Way; Cortina Way and Court; Honor Lane; Acclaim Drive and Court; Wisteria Court; Legends Court; Long View Terrace; Amber Hill Court; Spring Ridge Terrace; and Woodcrest Drive.

“Our number one priority is protecting our customers’ health and safety,” said District Manager Brenda Granillo. “We want to thank our customers for their patience, especially over the holidays, as we repaired the main and worked to ensure their water was safe to drink.”

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SALINAS, Calif. - About 350 customers have been asked to boil their water following a water main break in the Las Palmas neighborhood of Monterey County.

A California Water Service representative tells KION news that the water main broke about 3:00am Monday morning.

When crews excavated the water main they discovered additional pipes laying on top of the main as well as additional backfill that may have contributed to the break.

Bottled water is being handed out at the community pool in the Las Palmas neighborhood. The Cal Water Services spokesman says the boil water alert is expected to be lifted by Tuesday morning.

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Ron Keller

Ron Keller is the news director at KION News Channel 5/46.

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