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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Lansberry Court

Contractors repaired fire suppression line

A boil water notice effective Aug. 30, 2021 at 8a.m. for properties located on 1005-1106 Lansberry Court is lifted effective immediately.

 

On Aug. 30, 2021 at 8a.m., contractors repaired a fire suppression line that required the main water line to be closed off. Contractors and water crew remained on site until all repairs were completed and water services were restored. Water quality samples were taken the following day with results showing that no contamination occurred.

 

A BOIL WATER NOTICE was issued for properties located at the above listed addresses beginning Aug. 30, 2021. Residents in this area should have boiled all water prior to consumption until water sampling results confirm that no contamination occurred. Public notice will be issued through the City of Killeen website KilleenTexas.gov, by news release and the Boil Water Notice Hotline at (254) 501-6515 now that the notice is lifted.

 

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 customers in the above listed area to boil their water prior to consumption. Affected individuals were notified in person or with a notice hung on the door. A press release was issued and local news agencies were notified prior to the repair.

 

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 water, the water system officials will notify you.

 

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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