Does your water taste any different lately?
The Metropolitan Water District, which supplies water to most cities in Los Angeles County, announced Friday that some Los Angeles County residents may be getting water from a reservior in San Bernardino County with an algae bloom, which could lead to a "musty" taste in the water.
Most local water agencies use water supplied by the MWD and Glendora is no exception: part of Glendora's water supply comes from filtered surface water from MWD.
According to Bob Muir, a spokesman for MWD, Glendora could be in the area affected by the algae bloom; the agency has described the customers likely to to be affected as east Los Angeles County.
There are no health risks associated with the algae bloom, according to MWD's press release - the only problem is the water flavor.
Muir said that water agencies mix the MWD water with different percentages of local water - that means in Glendora, which has multiple water agencies, the water may taste differently depending which water agency a resident gets her water from.
The algae bloom is located in Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County. MWD officials will be working to neutralize the algae there.