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Boil water notice due to lack of pressure

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ELKHART, TX (KTLV)- The city of Elkhart has sent out a press release asking residents to boil their water.

The city says that maintaining sufficient water pressure due to numerous water leaks in the water system. Officials say those leaks are being caused by extreme dry conditions. Dry grounds shift causing the water lines to break. They also say the system is being repaired.

Until further notice, anyone in the city should boil their water before consumption. The city is also asking Elkhart residents to limit their water use and do not water yards or do other outside watering. When pressure is sufficient, then the city says they will notify the media.

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