Update September 10: Boil water orders will remain in effect until Sunday, health officials report. The order applies to all water consumed including water for brushing teeth, ice cubes or cleaning vegetables. Adults may shower, but infants or toddlers should be sponge-bathed with clean water. You do not need to boil water used for washing clothes in a washing machine. For more information, see this guide in the San Diego Union-Tribune: www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/sep/08/san-diego-residents-urged-conserve-water/
September 9, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has issued Boil Water Orders effective immediately for the following areas: Affected communities include portions of Descanso, Alpine, Julian, Boulevard, Lakeside, Campo, and Pauma Valley.
1000 Trails Oakzanita Springs located at 11053 Hwy 79, Descanso, CA 91916
Alpine Oaks Estates located at 3505 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901
Butterfield Ranch located at 14925 Great Southern Overland, Julian, CA 92036
Calexico Lodge located at 40248 Old Hwy 80, Boulevard, CA 91905
El Monte County Park located at 15805 El Monte Road, Lakeside, CA 92040
H & J Water Company located at 4835 Belvedere Drive, Julian, CA 92036
Louis Stelzer County Park located at 11470 Wildcat Canyon Road, Lakeside, CA 92040
Mt. Empire RV Park located at 29149 Hwy 94, Campo, CA 91906
Oak Knoll Village located at 31718 South Grade Road, Pauma Valley, CA 92061
Note: The Lakeside Water District is not affected, only those locations noted above.
Due to the recent power outage, these public water systems lost pressure in the water distribution system. As a precaution, Boil Water Orders are being issued until laboratory results show the water is free from bacterial contamination. The Boil Water Orders will remain in effect until the distribution systems have been disinfected and samples confirm the absence of bacteria in the water supply.
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