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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Westcliff Road, 19 other roadways

Notice was due to an emergency hydrant repair and water service connection

KILLEEN, Texas (July 13, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective July 10, 2022, for properties located at 4102-4112 Westcliff Road, 4403-4507 Whitmire Drive, 4409-4505 Westcliff Road, 2101-2109 Omega Circle, 4623 Westcliff Road, 2101-2107 Beta Circle, 4509 Westcliff Road, 4501-4506 Hunt Circle, 4600-4606 West Creek Circle, 4501-4506 Chase Circle, 2104-2416 Jerome Drive, 2102-2406 Hunt Drive, 2501-2608 Ridglea Court, 2401-2405 Tudor Circle, 2401-2608 Lago Trail, 2401-2405 Brown Circle, 4501-4511 Tanglewood Circle, 2401-2405 Custer Circle, 4501-4511 Greenbriar Circle, 4201-4410 Mountain View Drive, 2502-2516 Greenbriar Drive, 4201-4311 Prairie Drive, 2102-2406 Acorn Drive and 4501-4506 Lago Circle has been lifted effective immediately.

Due to an emergency fire hydrant repair and water service connection, water crews had to isolate the water main to complete the repairs. Water crews remained on site until all repairs were complete and water services were restored. Water quality samples were taken the following morning, with results with results indicating that no contamination occurred. 

A BOIL WATER NOTICE was issued for the properties located at the above listed addresses beginning July 10 at 10:30p.m. Residents at these addresses should have boiled all water prior to consumption until water sampling results confirmed 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 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. 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 July 13, 2022 at 3:30p.m.

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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