Boil Water Notice Issued For Terrace Area In Killeen
A water main break has caused service interruption in the Terrace Drive area of Killeen and while your water may still be working you may be experiencing low to no water pressure. Its for this reason the City of Killeen has issued a boil water notice for this area of the city.
If your address falls in the following areas, you are advised to boil water before consuming:
- Carrie Avenue, between Carlisle Street and Terrace Drive
- Wells Street, between Carrie Avenue and Terrace Drive
- Estelle Avenue, between Carlisle Street and Terrace Drive
- Terrace Drive, between Trimmier Road and Estelle Avenue
While city crews work to repair the break, please be advised to continue boiling your water for consumption until further notice.
TCEQ Required Notice:
Due to conditions caused by maintenance of the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requires the city of Killeen, PWS 0140006, to notify all customers in the above-listed area to boil their water prior to consumption. Affected individuals were notified in person or with a notice hung on the door. A press release was issued and local news agencies were notified prior to the repair.
To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking and for making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to consumption. 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.
If you have questions regarding this matter, you may contact the Water and Sewer Services helpline at 254-501-6319.