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Water tests clear; boil-water order lifted

La Jolla residents in affected neighborhoods and others no longer need to boil water before using it for drinking or cooking, Mayor Jerry Sanders office announced Sunday in a press release.

It stated that results of two sets of dozens of samplings show there is no contamination in San Diego’s tap water, thus the advisory issued Thursday during the power outage has been lifted.

Eight San Diego neighborhoods were affected after pumps failed, leading to lost pressure in pipes

“I’m grateful but not surprised by how San Diegans rose to the occasion

throughout the blackout and its aftermath, the mayor said in the press release. “We

recognize this precaution was an inconvenience for those in the affected neighborhoods, and we’re grateful for their patience and cooperation.”