A boil water notice issued to the City of Sweetwater, TX on Monday, August 6 is set to remain in place until noon today (Wednesday, August 8).
The City was required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue the notice as a precautionary measure after a main water line break.
All water customers in the City were affected by the break, with many experiencing drops in water pressure.
No contamination has been detected, but bacteriological tests must be carried out as a precautionary measure, which can take up to 48 hours to produce results.
City officials said that residents would be informed by water system officials when it is no longer necessary to boil water before drinking. You can also check the City’s Facebook page for updates.
Click here to learn more about boil water notices and what they entail.