Valley Center’s public works is sending notices, warning it’s water customers about higher levels of lead in the water.
For 2,600 residents, their January water bill includes the statement:
"Some homes in this community have elevated lead levels in their drinking water. Lead can pose a significant risk to your health."
It has residents worried.
"I have five kids. I’ll probably tell them to not drink the water and we’ll go buy bottled water," said Willam Cody Newton, a Valley Center resident.
Public Works director Brenton Holper says there’s no real reason for people to be worried yet.
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