Article courtesy of Rene Ray De La Cruz | Jan 18, 2015 | Daily Press | Shared as educational material
One San Bernardino County agency found the water in one local county service area has levels of cancer causing chromium above the drinking water standard. Although residents need not to use the alternative water source, but the department is currently looking into treatment methods and alternative sources. Nearly 1/5 of the raw groundwater used for public drinking water systems in California contains excessive levels of potentially toxic contaminants, according to a decade-long U.S. Geological Survey study that provides one of the first comprehensive looks at the health of California’s public water supply and groundwater, the Daily Press reported in July.
Residents, agency and government are working together to resolve this issue in various ways .
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