Boil water notice for all businesses, residents and wholesalers of the City of Palestine Water System (TX0010001)
PALESTINE, Texas (April 19, 2019) – The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water notice for all businesses, residents and wholesalers on the City of Palestine Water System (TX0010001). The following is the legal notice.
Public Notice to Boil Water
Due to a catastrophic power failure of the Water Treatment Plant caused by an Act of God, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required our water system City of Palestine, PWS 0010001 to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.
To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to use. The water should be brought to a vigorous, rolling boil and then boiled for three 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, the water system officials will notify you that the water is safe for consumption. Instructions to discontinue boiling will be issued in the same manner as this notice.
If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact Felipe Garcia at (903) 731-8483.