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Boil Water Notice as of April 25, 2017

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Water Supply Corp.:

Boil Water Notice April 25, 2017

On April 25, 2017, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required our public water system, South Ellis County Water Supply Corp., PWS ID 0 7000 43 to issue a Boil Water Notice (BWN). This is to inform our members/customers with connections located East of Interstate 35, Highway 77 and along Highway 34, that due to an electrical outage at the 77 well, which caused low water pressure and water outages, water from our system must be boiled 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 two 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 Suzann Hyles, General Manager of South Ellis County Water Supply Corporation @ (972) 483-6885 or (972) 322-8777.

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