Interest in city water, concerns about arsenic, vary widely
October 3, 2018
One property owner has said he has no interest in connecting to city water while another plans to move forward with a local improvement district to connect to city water in the area of 18th, Willow, Yucca, 19th and 20th streets, where high levels of arsenic have been detected in some wells.
In addition to arsenic contamination, the wells often run dry in the summer, said Josh Victor, who owns and rents out about 20 properties in the area.
At a public information meeting held Thursday, Sept. 27, to discuss contamination at the former Sweet Home mill site at 2210 Tamarack St. and the arseni...