BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR CITY OF PALESTINE RESCINDED

BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR CITY OF PALESTINE RESCINDED
Apr 21 2019 - 03:00:00 pm
Boil water notice for all businesses, residents and wholesalers of the City of Palestine Water System (TX0010001)

PALESTINE, Texas (April 21, 2019) – The Boil Water Notice affecting all businesses, residents and wholesales of the City of Palestine Water System (TX0010001) has been rescinded. The following is the legal notice.

Boil Water Rescind Notice

On April 19, 2019, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required our public water system,City of Palestine Utilities Department, PWS ID 0010001 to issue a Boil Water Notice (BWN) to inform our customers that due to the presence of contaminants or an interruption in service, water from our system must be boiled prior to consumption.

Our system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore adequate pressure, disinfectant levels, and/or bacteriological quality and has provided TCEQ with testing results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling as of April 21, 2019.

If you have questions, contact Felipe Garcia at 903-731-8483.

If a customer wishes to reach TCEQ, they may call 512-239-4691. 

From Earlier:

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.