Boil Water Notice Rescinded
February 21, 2021
Boil Water Notice Rescinded February 21, 2021
On February 17, 2021, the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality required the Wimberley Water Supply Corporation, public water system, 1050018 to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to conditions which occurred recently in the public water system, the water from this public water system was required to be boiled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The public water system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of February 21, 2021.
If you have any questions concerning this matter, you may contact General Manager, Garrett Allen at 512-677-8118.
Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems
February 17, 2021
Due to reduced distribution system pressure due to power outages, the Texas Commission
on Environmental Quality has required the Wimberley Water Supply Corporation, PWS
1050018, 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
Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a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
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 Garrett Allen at our office
phone number 512-847-2323.