Boil Water Notice Issued for Killeen Starting Wednesday
A boil water advisory has been issued for some Killeen neighborhoods beginning Wednesday, December 2.
The City of Killeen issued the following press release Wednesday afternoon:
(KILLEEN, TEXAS): A BOIL WATER NOTICE is issued for the following properties beginning December 2 at 7 a.m.:
813 to 905 E. Rancier Avenue (Odds)
1006 to 1318 N. 18th Street (Odds & Evens)
1002 to 1008 Culp Avenue (Evens)
1202 to 1318 Franz Drive (Odds & Evens)
901 to 912 Diamond Circle (Odds & Evens)
City crews will be replacing a water distribution valve and must turn off water service to complete the work. Water service will not be available from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Residents in the affected location are cautioned to BOIL ALL WATER BEFORE CONSUMING beginning at 7 a.m. December 2. Residents will be notified when the boil water notice is lifted.
Residents may call the Water and Sewer Services help line at 501-6319 with questions or concerns.
TCEQ Required Notice:
Due to conditions caused by maintenance of the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requires the city of Killeen, PWS 0140006, to notify all customers in the above listed area to boil their water prior to consumption.
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 consumption. 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.