Inspector finds watery fuel at Walla Walla gas station

By john.wallace

Complaints about water in gasoline at the Chevron station at 1916 E. Isaacs Ave. began to surface on local Facebook groups Saturday evening. In the following days, four Chevron customers reported problems to the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Weights and Measures Program, which investigates such claims.

Tim Elliott, who oversees fuel quality at Weights and Measures, said a field test found more than 3 inches of water in one of the station’s holding tanks. The legal limit is a quarter inch.

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