East County News Service
November 30, 2019 (Poway) -- As a precautionary measure, residents in the City of Poway should boil their tap water before drinking or using the water for cooking until further notice, or use bottled water. Restaurants and other food preparation facilities in Poway have been ordered by the County to temporarily close until the problem is resolved.
Due to the recent storm event, it is believed that the potable drinking water system has possibly been compromised. Crews are working around the clock to restore normal water service.