Philadelphia Advises Using Bottled Water Out of Caution after Chemical Spill

Chemical Spill in the Delaware River: Philadelphia Officials Advises to use Bottled Water

Philadelphia Advises Residents to Use Bottled Water Out of Caution after Chemical Spill

The City of Philadelphia has advised area residents to use bottled water as a precautionary measure following a chemical spill in the Delaware River. According to the alerts sent out by the city, the spill involved a latex product that spilled along a Delaware River tributary in Bucks County on Friday. The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has been monitoring the situation since that time and evaluating potential impacts to the public.

While no contamination has been found in the water system yet, the city is taking precautions to ensure the safety of its residents. Mike Carroll, the city’s deputy managing director for transportation, infrastructure and sustainability, said in a statement that the city is still monitoring the situation and conducting testing.

Details of the Chemical Spill and Precautions Taken

As a result, the City of Philadelphia is recommending the use of bottled water from 2 PM on March 26, 2023, until further notice for all Philadelphia Water Department customers. This is a precautionary measure to ensure that residents remain safe and healthy.

If you are a resident of Philadelphia, it is important to stay informed of the situation through the community website updates provided by the city. By doing so, you can stay up-to-date on the latest information about the chemical spill and the precautions being taken to ensure the safety of the public.

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Editor: Leon D. Crane

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