Salem Public Works employees fill gallon jugs with water at a water distribution site in Bush's Pasture Park in Salem, Oregon, on Friday, June 8, 2018.

Salem Public Works employees fill gallon jugs with water at a water distribution site in Bush’s Pasture Park in Salem, Oregon, on Friday, June 8, 2018.

Connor Radnovich/Statesman Journal

The toxic water pouring from Salem taps has sent businesses in the city scrambling for nearly two weeks to reassure customers, find alternate water sources or simply stop producing.

Companies as big as food processing giant NORPAC and as hyper-local as Walery’s Premium Pizza in West Salem are searching for ways to cope. 

“I don’t think I could sleep at night if I harmed a customer,” said restaurant owner Dave Walery.

The drinking water advisory is for those under the age of 6, pregnant women, women who are nursing and those with compromised immune systems and kidney and liver illnesses. Tap water in Salem and Turner is considered safe for everyone else.

Read the whole story at the Statesman Journal.