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February 17, 2021 12:15 PM

Boil Water Notice rescinded 2/20/2021

Due to the extreme weather conditions, frozen pumping components at well sites, and limited pumping capacity from our major water supplier, the City of Huntsville is experiencing low line pressure and turbidity system-wide. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requires us to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption. To ensure the destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to use. The water should be brought to a vigorous, rolling boil for two minutes. If you do not have electricity in order to boil water, please refrain from drinking or using tap water. In lieu of boiling, you may purchase water from some other suitable source. When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, TCEQ will notify us that the water is safe for consumption. If you have any questions concerning this matter, you may contact the Public Works Department at 936-294-5700.

Boil water notice lifted
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February 20, 2021 4:40 PM

On February 17, 2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of Huntsville public water system, TX 2360001, to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to conditions that occurred recently in the public water system, the water from this public water system was required to be boiled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

The public water system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of February 20, 2021.

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact the Director of Public Works, Brent Sherrod, P.E., or Assistant Director, Kimberly Kembro at 936-294-5707, 448 State Hwy 75N, Huntsville Texas 77320.

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