Update: This boil water notice is now over. 

In south Nacogdoches along US 59 South of county road 524 a water line broke on Sunday after 8 PM. Residents along both sides of the US 59 corridor lost water service.

City Of Nacogdoches utility crews were on the site quickly working in the dark to fix the issue. At the time the estimated repair time was 6-8 hours.

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The work on the repair triggered a boil water notice when the water pressure was returned. Once residents in the affected area got their water back they had to boil water to wash their hands, brush their teeth, wash their faces, and drink.

Water Main Break In Area South Of Nacogdoches Leads To Boil Water Notice

Some residents who are new to the area might not know that they are under a boil water notice. The City of Nacogdoches released a map of the affected area on their Facebook page.

City of Nacogdoches
City of Nacogdoches

Customers in that area are advised to boil their water. It should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil, boiled for two minutes, and let cool before use.

Loss In Pressure In Nacogdoches Leads To Boil Water Notice

When there is a loss of pressure in the system from an event such as this water main break, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality steps in, and the City of Nacogdoches must notify all customers in the area of the boil water notice.

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If you have any questions concerning the boil water notice, contact the Water Utilities Department at 936-564-5046.

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