Wichita Valley Water Supply Corp. issues boil order

Wichita Valley Water Supply Corp. issues boil order
The Wichita Valley Water Supply Corporation public water system issued a boil order on Thursday due to a water outage. (Source: Pablo)

HOLLIDAY, Texas (TNN) - *The Wichita Valley Water Supply Corp. posted on their Facebook page that you are not included in this notice to boil if you never lost water service.*

The Wichita Valley Water Supply Corporation public water system issued a boil order on Thursday due to a water outage.

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.
Wichita Valley Water Supply Corporation public water system

All customers should boil their water prior to consumption, including before washing their hands or face, brushing their teeth and drinking.

Children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems are vulnerable to harmful bacteria.

If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact Danny Parker at (940) 723-6394

The full press release can be found below:


Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems, February 18, 2021 PWSID#2430006

Due to a water outage, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Wichita Valley Water Supply Corporation public water system to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). 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Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.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 Danny Parker at 940-723-6394. 900 S. College, Holliday, Texas 76366.

Please go to our website: wichitavalleywater.com and sign up for alerts.


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