Paradise Water System May Be Ruined!

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By BStigers on May 18, 2019.

A new danger has emerged in Paradise, the Northern community that was destroyed by the campfire wildfire last November. The water supply has been contaminated by high levels of benzene from melted plastics and wood products during the Campfire, wildfire, designated as the states worst with over 18 thousand destroyed structures and 85 residents killed in the fire. The irrigation district said the pipes were contaminated either by melted water meters or toxic air from the fire that was sucked into the system. The contamination of the main water supply could slow down  all areas of reconstruction since it is a basic need for residents to return to their schools, businesses and homes.