Sinton under water boil advisory until further notice
Sinton under water boil advisory until further notice.
City Secretary Cathy Duhart confirmed Monday afternoon the City of Sinton remains under a water boil advisory until further notice.
This is for drinking the water.
City officials said the advisory was issued as a precaution.
Residents should boil 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 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.
For more information, please contact the City of Sinton at (361) 364- 2381.