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City of Tehachapi warning of 'dirty, cloudy' water

Posted: 3:35 PM, Jan 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-31 18:35:19-05
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TEHACHAPI, Calif. — The City of Tehachapi is warning residents after they received reports of "dirty/cloudy water."

According to the City of Tehachapi's Instagram , around 12:45 p.m. on January 31, city staff was informed of "dirty/cloudy water" in portions of the downtown area. According to the City of Tehachapi, staff responded to the reports and discovered one of the water wells had experienced a failure which caused the dirty/cloudy water. The City of Tehachapi contacted the State Water Resources Control Board about the well failure.

The City of Tehachapi says staff is currently flushing the water system to remove the dirty/cloudy water. If residents are experiencing dirty/cloudy water, the City of Tehachapi is urging residents to flush the faucets/showers until the water clears. Residents can also call the City of Tehachapi at 661-822-2200.

The City of Tehachapi says the areas impacted are:
Curry Street - East
D Street
E Street
F Street
Park View Estates
Some parts of Anita and Snyder

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Please be advised, on January 31st at 12:45pm City staff was informed of “dirty/cloudy” water in portions of the downtown area. Staff responded to the call and discovered one of the City water wells had experienced a failure which is causing the dirty/cloudy water. City Staff has been in contact with the State Water Resources Control Board (Division of Drinking Water) and informed them of the issue. Staff is currently flushing the water system to remove the dirty/cloudy water and we anticipate the issue to improve soon. If you experience any dirty/cloudy water, please flush the faucets/showers until the water clears. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call the City of Tehachapi at 661-822-2200. Some of the areas affect include Curry street- east D street E street F street Park view estates Some parts of Anita and Snyder

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