HECTOR AMEZCUA/hamezcua@sacbee.com

Jonna Saethre uses tap water in Easton to wash up. For drinking, some residents have to drive to Fresno to get safe water. In areas where wells have been found by researchers to be contaminated with nitrates, residents in Easton and nearby towns are urged to shower with their mouths shut. State ballot measures have authorized money for better water, but millions of dollars have not been released.

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