The company AySA assured that the bad smell and taste that he Water registers in some Buenos Aires neighborhoods are due to “variations in the Río de la Plata“and explained that” they do not affect its potability ”. This was reported in a press release after, in recent days, users complained or commented through social networks and calls about the strange smell and intense taste of running water.
“We want to bring peace of mind that this situation does not present any danger to health“the company said in the statement.
According to the messages that have been circulating on social networks for a few days, running water has a strange taste and smell in some areas that some defined as “rotten” and others as “olive oil”.
AySA highlighted that “variations in the Río de la Plata can occur in a very sporadic and exceptional way that cause this situation, which in no way affect the potability of the water.”
In this framework, the company highlighted that water “is monitored 24 hours, 365 days a year and subjected to rigorous laboratory analysis, which ensures permanent control at all stages of production, from river catchment to home distribution. “
However, he stressed that, with any questions, users can contact the number 0800-321-AGUA (2482) 24 hours a day.