Boil Water Notice for Ector County Utility District rescinded

Boil Water Notice 8/16
Boil Water Notice 8/16(ECUD)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 7:02 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) -ECUD is reporting the public water system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of August 17, 2022.



at 12:00 p.m. due to the construction that caused a water outage, low distribution pressures (below 20 pounds per square inch) the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Ector County Utility District public water system to notify the customers within an affected area to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc).

The affected area includes Swan, Tripp, and truck stop according to ECUD.

Children, seniors, and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions).

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.

In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.

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.

Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact Ector County Utility District at 1039 N Moss Ave, Odessa, TX 79763-7327 – Phone: (432) 381-5525.

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