Napa County officials warn some residents to avoid drinking, cooking with tap water

10 December 2019, North Rhine-Westphalia, Duesseldorf: ILLUSTRATION - A man holds a glass under a running tap. The Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Group comments on the results of a major inquiry on water in NRW. One of the issues at stake is the development o

Residents of Berryessa Highlands and Oakridge Estates in Napa County are being advised Friday afternoon to avoid using their tap water for cooking and drinking until further notice, Napa county emergency officials said. 

The officials issued the alert at 1:53 p.m. because the water may be contaminated due to the recent fires in the Berryessa Highlands community. 

Anyone who has been directly impacted by the Napa County LNU Lightning Complex of fires can text HENNRecovery to 888-777 for information, help and resources to help in the recovery process.