Boil water advisory announced for city of Van

Originally posted on August 11, 2016


VAN – Due to a loss of pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued a boil water advisory in the City of Van. Residents are advised to boil their water prior to consumption.
To ensure 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 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 water system officials will notify you that the water is safe for consumption. Instructions to discontinue boiling will be issued in the same manner as this notice.
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