Water Boil Advisory Issued for Zapata Co. Residents

Water Boil Advisory Issued for Zapata Co.
ZAPATA – Residents in Zapata County are being advised to boil their water before consumption.
The advisory comes after storm damages at one of the city’s pumping stations.
The damage, due to a lighting strike Monday night, is reportedly causing low water pressure throughout the city.
He said the city is currently undergoing a huge effort to get donated bottles water to its residents.
Dozens of people told CHANNEL 5 NEWS they had water with very low pressure or no water at all.
“We were told to probably guesstimate around three gallons per household.
City officials are also asking people to remain patient while the city works to fix the issue.
Anyone in need of bottled water can expect to see an H-E-B truck giving away gallons of water at the Zapata County Community Center located on 605 north U.S. Highway 83.

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