NOTICE: “Boil Water” Until Further Notice in Houston

As a result of a major water main break on Sunday, November 27, 2022, the public in Houston is advised of the following:

•    Do not drink the water without boiling it first.

•    Bring all water to a boil for at least two minutes.

•    Let it cool before using.

•    Individuals without power to boil water are advised to use bottled water for consumption.

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.

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UPDATE: This notice was lifted two days after this posting.