Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Septic Sipping

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

5b2be89f4488b3000926c94d-original.jpg

ABC News reports (via blogging.la) that Westsiders should boil their water until further notice. An icky-poo reservoir leak might lead to intestinal illness, the DWP says, but boiling will kill any nasty bacteria. One alternative is mixing bleach in your water, which sounds just about as appealing as drinking your pool. As Westsiders wisely abandon their taps, we have to wonder: will Beverly Hills residents be brushing with Evian tonight? Pellegrino? Fiji Water? Vittel?