Something bad has been in the water at Los Angeles International Airport for the last several weeks.
With the city in the midst of a sweeping $2-billion transformation of the Tom Bradley International Terminal, airlines that use the facility’s old and new gates have been unable to replenish their aircraft with drinking water because of contamination in the building’s plumbing.
According to airport emails obtained by The Times, the water is brown and contains high levels of bacteria and particles of copper, brass and rust.
Officials have conducted a review to see if contamination has also surfaced in the water fountains, dining concessions and restrooms used by passengers in the rebuilt terminal.
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