Video: Health Department says gas-infused (flaming) water safe to drinkSubmitted by MMJ Ministry on Sat, 03/21/2009 - 00:15
Health Department says gas-infused water safe to drink
DENVER - The State Health Department says natural gas in a Fort Lupton family's tape water is safe to drink. Spokesman Steve Gunderson says tests show the levels of chemicals in the water do not pose any danger in terms of drinking it, or using it for cooking or washing clothes. However, he says there is a ral danger of the gas building up and causing an explosion.
There are 38,000 oil and gas wells in Colorado. Gunderson says there have been other instances where the drinking water became contaminated with natural gas. He says in one case in southern Colorado, the gas caused and explosion and destroyed the home.