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Neighbors in Northern California Going Days Without Water During Power Shutoff

Video Credit: KTXL
Published on October 30, 2019 - Duration: 01:49s

Neighbors in Northern California Going Days Without Water During Power Shutoff

Homeowners in the Gibson Canyon neighborhood have generators in place during the ongoing power shutoffs, but the Solano Irrigation District has no power for its pumps, leaving homeowners high and dry.

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Neighbors in Northern California Going Days Without Water During Power Shutoff

TALKED TO SOME OF THOSETALKED TO SOME OF THOSEPEOPLE ABOUT HOW THEY'REPEOPLE ABOUT HOW THEY'REDEALING WITH THAT SITUATION.DEALING WITH THAT SITUATION.THERE'S GOOD REASON TO BEDEALING WITH THAT SITUATION.THERE'S GOOD REASON TO BECONCERNED ABOUT THE HIGHTHERE'S GOOD REASON TO BECONCERNED ABOUT THE HIGHCONCERNED ABOUT THE HIGHWINDS HERE IN SOLANO COUNTYWINDS HERE IN SOLANO COUNTYALREADY.

THERE ARE HIGHWINDS HERE IN SOLANO COUNTYALREADY.

THERE ARE HIGHVOLTAGE POWER POLES THERE AREALREADY.

THERE ARE HIGHVOLTAGE POWER POLES THERE AREVOLTAGE POWER POLES THERE ARETHREATENING TO TOPPLE OVER INTHREATENING TO TOPPLE OVER INTHE WIND.

IT'S A GOOD IDEA TOTHE WIND.

IT'S A GOOD IDEA TOTURN THE POWER OFF HOMEOWNERSTURN THE POWER OFF HOMEOWNERSIN THE GIBSON CANYONTURN THE POWER OFF HOMEOWNERSIN THE GIBSON CANYONNEIGHBORHOOD JUST OUTSIDEIN THE GIBSON CANYONNEIGHBORHOOD JUST OUTSIDENEIGHBORHOOD JUST OUTSIDEVACAVILLE HAVE GENERATORS INVACAVILLE HAVE GENERATORS INPLACE TO KEEP REFRIGERATORSPLACE TO KEEP REFRIGERATORSGOING AND THE LIGHTS ON BUTGOING AND THE LIGHTS ON BUTTHE SOLANO IRRIGATIONTHE SOLANO IRRIGATIONDISTRICT HAS NO POWER FOR ITSDISTRICT HAS NO POWER FOR ITSPUMPS LEAVING HOMEOWNERS HIGHPUMPS LEAVING HOMEOWNERS HIGHAND DRY.

WE HAVE A GENERATORAND DRY.

WE HAVE A GENERATORSO AT LEAST WE CAN HAVE POWERSO AT LEAST WE CAN HAVE POWERBUT WE HAVE NO WATER.

KIM WHOBUT WE HAVE NO WATER.

KIM WHOISN'T USING HER LAST NAMEBUT WE HAVE NO WATER.

KIM WHOISN'T USING HER LAST NAMESAYS THERE ARE UNINTENDEDISN'T USING HER LAST NAMESAYS THERE ARE UNINTENDEDSAYS THERE ARE UNINTENDEDCONSEQUENCES OF THE POWERCONSEQUENCES OF THE POWERSHUT OFF.

SHE GOES TO HER GYMSHUT OFF.

SHE GOES TO HER GYMTO TAKE SHOWERS AND USES ATO TAKE SHOWERS AND USES ANEIGHBOR'S POOL WATER FORTO TAKE SHOWERS AND USES ANEIGHBOR'S POOL WATER FORWASHING HANDS AND DISHES.

INEIGHBOR'S POOL WATER FORWASHING HANDS AND DISHES.

IWASHING HANDS AND DISHES.

IHAVE AN ICE CHEST FULL OFHAVE AN ICE CHEST FULL OFWATER THAT I'VE BEEN PUTTINGWATER THAT I'VE BEEN PUTTINGMY DISHES IN SO THEY DON'TMY DISHES IN SO THEY DON'TGET ALL .

THE IRRIGATIONMY DISHES IN SO THEY DON'TGET ALL .

THE IRRIGATIONDISTRICT IS GIVING OUTGET ALL .

THE IRRIGATIONDISTRICT IS GIVING OUTDISTRICT IS GIVING OUTBOTTLED DRINKING WATER TOBOTTLED DRINKING WATER TOCUSTOMERS AT ITS FACILITIESBOTTLED DRINKING WATER TOCUSTOMERS AT ITS FACILITIESBUT GOING ON THE FOURTH DAYCUSTOMERS AT ITS FACILITIESBUT GOING ON THE FOURTH DAYBUT GOING ON THE FOURTH DAYWITHOUT WATER.

KIM IS FILLINGWITHOUT WATER.

KIM IS FILLINGHER BATHTUB WITH POOL WATERHER BATHTUB WITH POOL WATERTO DO THE TOILET I JUST DIPIN AND THEN I FILL THE BACKOF THE TOILET AND I WAIT TOOF THE TOILET AND I WAIT TOFLUSH IT WHEN IT'S ABSOLUTELYFLUSH IT WHEN IT'S ABSOLUTELYNECESSARY NEIGHBOR LINDANECESSARY NEIGHBOR LINDAAGAIN USES HER POOL AS A NONAGAIN USES HER POOL AS A NONDRINKABLE WATER SOURCE.

SHEDRINKABLE WATER SOURCE.

SHEAND HER HUSBAND ARE LIVINGDRINKABLE WATER SOURCE.

SHEAND HER HUSBAND ARE LIVINGOUT OF HER RV WHICH HAS AAND HER HUSBAND ARE LIVINGOUT OF HER RV WHICH HAS AOUT OF HER RV WHICH HAS AGENERATOR AND A WATER TANKGENERATOR AND A WATER TANKFOR DRINKING.

BUT THEY'LLGENERATOR AND A WATER TANKFOR DRINKING.

BUT THEY'LLHAVE TO DRIVE IT FOR A FILLFOR DRINKING.

BUT THEY'LLHAVE TO DRIVE IT FOR A FILLHAVE TO DRIVE IT FOR A FILLUP SOON WE ONLY FILLED IT UPUP SOON WE ONLY FILLED IT UPTHINKING IT'S GONNA BE ATHINKING IT'S GONNA BE ACOUPLE OF DAYS AND WE'RECOUPLE OF DAYS AND WE'REGETTING LOW.

RESIDENTSCOUPLE OF DAYS AND WE'REGETTING LOW.

RESIDENTSACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE WATERGETTING LOW.

RESIDENTSACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE WATERACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE WATERSITUATION IS A MINORSITUATION IS A MINORINCONVENIENCE CONSIDERINGINCONVENIENCE CONSIDERINGWHAT ELSE IS AT RISK.

IT'SWHAT ELSE IS AT RISK.

IT'SNOT THE WORST THING BECAUSEWHAT ELSE IS AT RISK.

IT'SNOT THE WORST THING BECAUSEYOU COULD BE LOSING YOURNOT THE WORST THING BECAUSEYOU COULD BE LOSING YOURYOU COULD BE LOSING YOURYOU COULD BE LOSING YOURHOUSE SO I FEEL FOR THOSEHOUSE SO I FEEL FOR THOSEHOUSE SO I FEEL FOR THOSEPEOPLE AND THE TRAGEDIES THATHOUSE SO I FEEL FOR THOSEPEOPLE AND THE TRAGEDIES THATARE HAPPENING.

STILLPEOPLE AND THE TRAGEDIES THATARE HAPPENING.

STILLARE HAPPENING.

STILLRESIDENTS FEEL THE LACK OFRESIDENTS FEEL THE LACK OFWATER COULD HAVE MORE SERIOUSRESIDENTS FEEL THE LACK OFWATER COULD HAVE MORE SERIOUSCONSEQUENCES.

IT'S SCARYWATER COULD HAVE MORE SERIOUSCONSEQUENCES.

IT'S SCARYCONSEQUENCES.

IT'S SCARYBECAUSE IF THERE IS A FIREBECAUSE IF THERE IS A FIRELINE ALL THE FIRE TRUCKS HAVEBECAUSE IF THERE IS A FIRELINE ALL THE FIRE TRUCKS HAVETANKERS THEY CAN USE.

BUTLINE ALL THE FIRE TRUCKS HAVETANKERS THEY CAN USE.

BUTTANKERS THEY CAN USE.

BUT

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