Swift Water Supply gives boil water notice for certain Nacogdoches customers

Boil water graphic/Photo credit: WDAM
Boil water graphic/Photo credit: WDAM
Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 3:21 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 19, 2022 at 3:40 PM CDT
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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Certain customers of Swift Water Supply in the Nacogdoches area are asked to boil their water for consumption until further notice.

The notice is due to service interruption where the main 6-inch line broke on Highway 7, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Swift Water Supply Company to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, seniors and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions.

Customers in the following locations are asked to boil their water until further notice: CR 304, CR 302, CR 317, CR 319, CR 226, CR 207, CR 233, CR 234, CR 235, CR 2061, CR 228, CR 231, CR 232, CR 2321, CR 2322, CR 227, CR 220, CR 229, CR 230, CR 238, CR 246, CR 311, CR 305, CR 301, Katy Drive, Red Creek Lane, CR 2031, CR 2032, FM 2112 & Address’s 1900 - 8491 E ST HWY 7

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.

In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the public water system officials will notify customers that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.

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