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Boil Water Notice 6/7-6/8/22


Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems

 June 7, 2022 and June 8, 2022

Due to a break in a main water transmission line from a construction crew hitting the line, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the City of East Tawakoni public water system ID# 1900011 to notify all customers West of the Bull Creek Bridge provided water from the City of East Tawakoni to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g. washing hands, face, brushing teeth, drinking etc.) children, seniors, and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.

In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from one other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the public water system officials will notify customers that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescind the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

If you have questions, concerning this matter, you may contact Joel Garduno at 903-447-2444, City of East Tawakoni, 288 Briggs Blvd, East Tawakoni, TX 75472.