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Killeen Texas - Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Fowler 8th Trimmier Carrie Cr . Terrace and Wells 27 May 2022 ( news )
Killeen , state Texas ( By Press Release office)
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Notice is to replace broken valve
KILLEEN , Texas ( May 27 , 2022 ) - A boil water notice is issued effective June 1 , 2022 , for properties located at 502 and 506 E . Fowler Ave . ; 1106 - 1110 S . 8th St . ; 903 - 1210 Trimmier Ave . ; 1001 - 1019 Carrie Cr . ; 803 , 805 , 901 , 905 and 908 Terrace Drive; and 1012 Wells St .
Water crews will be replacing a water valve and need to isolate the water main . Water crews will remain on site until all repairs are complete and water services are restored . Water quality samples will be taken the following morning with results being available within 24 to 48 hours .
A BOIL WATER NOTICE is issued for the properties located at the above listed addresses beginning June 1 at 6 a . m . Residents at these addresses should boil all water prior to consumption until water sampling results confirm that no contamination occurred . Public notice will be issued through the City of Killeen website KilleenTexas . gov , by news release and the Boil Water Notice Hotline at ( 254 ) 501 - 6515 when the notice is lifted .
TCEQ Required Notice:
Due to conditions caused by water system repair , the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ) has required the City of Killeen , PWS 0140006 , to notify all customers at the above listed properties to boil their water prior to consumption . Children , seniors , and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria , and all affected customers should follow these directions .
Affected individuals were notified in person or with a notice hung on the door . A press release was issued and local news agencies were notified prior to the repair .
To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes , water for drinking , cooking and for making ice 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 , you may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source . 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 officials will issue a notice to customers that rescinds 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 .
For updates on this order , call 254 - 501 - 6515 . If you have questions regarding this matter , you may contact the Water and Sewer Services official at 254 - 501 - 6319 .
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