Line break causes Water Boil advisory in Mathis
Line break causes Water Boil advisory in Mathis.
CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) – The City of Mathis issued a Water Boil advisory Saturday night.
Due to a line break and reduced distribution system pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the City of Mathis’ John A. Standlea Water Treatment Plant public water system to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc).
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 some 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Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.
The City of Mathis asks that you share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly.
If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact City Manager, Michael Barrera at 361-945-7967 or Interim Director of Public Works, Gabriel Ortiz at 361-533-0467.