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As Residents Return, The Wildfire-Struck Town Of Paradise Struggles To Provide Clean Water

WorldNews Wednesday, 17 April 2019
As Residents Return, The Wildfire-Struck Town Of Paradise Struggles To Provide Clean WaterThe town of Paradise is still a disaster zone with only six percent of the debris from last year's destructive Camp Fire hauled away, but more and more residents are returning to their homes as the government braces for the challenges facing them now and in the future, according to National Public Radio. The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, leaving large patches of scorched earth, cars, and houses. Before the wildfire, the population of Paradise was about 26,000, but five months after the disaster it's only a few hundred people. Officials warned the fire may have contaminated up to 173 miles of pipeline in the town's water system with benzene,...
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News video: Paradise Irrigation District releases Water System Recovery Plan

Paradise Irrigation District releases Water System Recovery Plan

For the first time since the Camp Fire, the Paradise Irrigation District released its Water System Recovery Plan to restore potable water to the town again.

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