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March 31, 2019 8:35 PM

3-31-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Addresses in North Killeen

Complications during scheduled maintenance interrupts service and causes boil water order.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at the following addresses:
• 1103 to 1115 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard
• 202 to 904 N. Fort Hood Street
• 811 to 1129 York Avenue
• 503 to 514 Rhode Island Avenue
• 504 to 511 Utah Avenue
• 500 to 615 Vermont Avenue
• 504 to 511 Virginia Street
• 201 to 519 Washington Street
• 904 to 920 Norman Circle
• 201to 817 N. Gilmer Street
• 411 to 1102 W. Green Street
• 411 to 718 W. Church Avenue
• 404 to 702 McArthur Drive
• 401 to 1015 Adams Avenue
• 413 to 822 W. Avenue D
• 201 to 906 Root Avenue
• 801 to 808 Carter Street
• 801 to 902 Cloud Street
• 821-1 to 821-3 Garner Street

Complications during scheduled maintenance to repair a water line caused a water outage. Crews are currently working to restore service. Once service is restored, all water should be boiled prior to consumption.

Affected properties have been notified directly. Public notice has been issued at KilleenTexas.gov and by news release.

A BOIL WATER NOTICE is issued for properties located at the above listed addresses effective March 31. Residents at these addresses should boil all water prior to consumption until water sampling results confirm that no contamination occurred. Public notice will be issued when the notice is lifted.

TCEQ Required Notice:

Due to conditions caused by water system maintenance, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required the City of Killeen, PWS 0140006, to notify all customers at the above listed properties to boil their 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 affected customers should follow these directions.

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 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, you may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source. 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 officials will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

If you have questions regarding this matter, you may contact the Water and Sewer Services official at 254-501-6319.

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