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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Boil Water Notice issued Dec. 8 lifted

Fire hydrant replacement interrupted service

– A boil water notice issued Dec. 8, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 1507 to 1610 N. Gray Street, as well as 205 Hoover Avenue and 208 Anderson Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

 Crews replaced a fire hydrant and needed to isolate the water main to complete the project. Water crews remained on site until all repairs were completed and water services are restored. Water quality samples were taken the following morning, showing no contamination occurred.

A BOIL WATER NOTICE was issued for properties located at the above listed addresses effective Dec. 8, 2021 at 8 a.m. Residents at these addresses 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 when the notice is lifted.

TCEQ Required Notice:

Due to conditions caused by water system maintenance/repair, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required the City of Killeen, PWS 0140006, to notify all customers at the above listed properties to boil their water prior to consumption. Children, seniors, and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all affected customers should follow these directions. 

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.

 The City of Killeen public water system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of Dec. 10, 2021 at 2:30p.m.

 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 254-501-631

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