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October 8, 2020 12:38 PM

Advance Boil Water Notice for Properties on College, Young, Dunn, Dean, Garth

Service to be interrupted for move to new water main.

A boil water notice is issued effective October 12, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:
• 1101 to 1314 College Street
• 217 Young Avenue
• 202 to 217 W. Dunn Avenue
• 307 to 317 W. Dean Avenue
• 1306 to 1314 Garth Drive

Water service will be transferred from an existing water main to a new water main, which was constructed as part of Waterline Rehab Phase 3. The project is replacing 3.5 miles of aged and undersized waterlines and associated fire hydrants in northwest Killeen.

Water service will be interrupted while the transfer is completed. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled prior to consumption.

Affected properties will be 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 October 12, 2020. 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 repair, 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 Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system officials will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.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.

For updates on this order, call 254-501-6515. If you have questions regarding this matter, you may contact the Water and Sewer Services official at 254-501-6319.

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Latest Update:

October 9, 2020 8:58 AM

The boil water notice issued yesterday and effective Monday (see below) has been canceled. The work will be rescheduled.