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City of Cockrell Hill issues a boil water notice due to a line break – WFAA

Residents will be informed by the city when boiling water is no longer required.

COCKRELL HILL (Texas) — On Friday, July 5, the City of Cockrell Hill issued a Notice to Boil Water to all residents because of reduced pressure in its distribution system and broken lines.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, according to the city required that the city issue this notice in order to ensure all customers boil water before drinking or using it for brushing teeth or washing their hands and faces.

According to the city, water must be boiled in order to destroy harmful bacteria and microbes. The city recommends residents bring the water to a rolling boil, then boil it for 2 minutes.

The city also says that residents can buy bottled or other water to replace the water they are using.

The city will inform residents when they no longer need to boil the water.

Bret Haney, City Manager at 214-330-6333, can be contacted if you have any questions about the Boiling Water Notice.

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