Grand Junction has implemented mandatory outdoor water restrictions. Prior restrictions were voluntary.
Compounds called PFCs were detected in wells used by the South Adams County Water and Sanitation District. Officials there say the water is safe.
An EPA advisory has town officials scrambling to provide safe drinking water for citizens.
- Tests found compounds called PFOS and PFOA in utilities that serve about 69,000 people in Fountain and the unincorporated community of Security-Widefield.Read more
There's no reason to worry that Colorado water has elevated amounts of lead, but here's how to be sure.