Boil water notice issued for part of Jacksonville

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

Released by Rhonda Briggs with Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation:

JACKSONVILLE, TX - Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the system, (Craft-Turney Water Supply) to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption in the area on

County Road 3108 - Southshore Drive. Including all of the County Roads around Lake Jacksonville that extend off of Southshore Drive.

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and ice making 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 the water, water system officials will notify you.