Boil Water Notice Issued to Some Residents in South Lubbock, TX

A boil water notice has been issued to some residents in South Lubbock, TX, in the area bordered by FM 1585, Norfolk Avenue, 135th Street, and Quaker Avenue.

The notice was issued yesterday (Thursday, September 09) and is set to remain in place until further notice.

Construction work on the main water line early Thursday caused a drop in water pressure, resulting in a temporary outage. While water was restored by 9:30 a.m., there is still a potential for contamination.

A map of the affected area can be viewed below.

Residents and businesses have been notified directly, and testing is currently being carried out to determine that no microbiological contamination has occurred.

There is currently no word on how long the boil water notice will last, but bacteriological tests typically take up to 48 hours to produce results.

Click here to learn more about boil water notices and what they entail.