FAIRFIELD — Anheuser-Busch says it’s sending two truckloads of canned consuming water to Northern California communities affected by large wildfires.
The water is canned at an Anheuser-Busch brewery in Georgia. The power will typically halt beer manufacturing to can water to assist communities when catastrophe strikes. Canned water was beforehand despatched to communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Two vans, every carrying 50,000 cans of water, will arrive in Sacramento and Fairfield, the place the cans might be distributed to the Purple Cross.
“We’re humbled to offer this emergency consuming water to help to our associates and neighbors in California throughout this time,” Anheuser-Busch group affairs vice chairman Invoice Bradley stated in a information launch.
The Anheuser-Busch brewery in Fairfield was briefly shut down over security considerations.
“Our Fairfield brewery is just not in danger from the fires, however the heavy smoke within the space is making circumstances troublesome and the workforce has briefly shut down operations till air high quality improves. As all the time, worker security is our prime precedence,” Bradley stated.
The corporate can also be sending almost 300,000 cans of water to Puerto Rico, as communities proceed to cope with the fallout from Hurricane Maria.