Boil water advisory lifted for South Tahoe residents in N. Upper Truckee | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Boil water advisory lifted for South Tahoe residents in N. Upper Truckee

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Tap water is safe to drink for the N. Upper Truckee and Chiapa neighborhood, officials announced Thursday night.

The South Tahoe Public Utility District has lifted the boil water advisory after collecting an additional 30 samples within the affected area on Wednesday and found chlorine levels to be normal at all sites.

 No coliform bacteria, which includes E. Coli was detected in any of the samples, officials said.

The announcement comes two days after the boil water advisory was issued. The advisory was issued because water from a tank that had been cleaned was released into the distribution system before the tank had been properly disinfected.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User