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County commission votes unanimously to clean up tap water in Compton and Willowbrook

County planning commission members pose with Compton and Willowbrook residents after voting to clean their tap water.
County planning commission members pose with Compton and Willowbrook residents after voting to clean their tap water.
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Sativa Water District provides water to low-income areas of Compton and Willowbrook, but for months the some of the water has been coming out of the tap brown. Dozens of residents traveled downtown Wednesday to share their stories about the water's negative effects on their health and their pocketbooks. The commission then voted to dissolve Sativa.

Read more on LAist.com: The Water District Bringing Brown Water To Compton And Willowbrook Will Be Shut Down