Boil water notice issued for City of San Augustine

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Published: Apr. 1, 2023 at 11:37 AM CDT
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SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas (KTRE) - A boil water notice has been issued for the City of San Augustine Public Water System and the San Augustine Rural Public Water System due to a major break in a 16″ line that supplies water tanks.

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. 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.

Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a rescind notice to customers in a manner similar to this notice.

Customers of the City of San Augustine PWS who have questions can contact Superintendent Chris Anding or City Manager Jeaneyse Mosby at 301 S. Harrison Street or by phone at (936) 275-2121.

Those served by the San Augustine Rural PWS should contact the office at 220 W. Columbia Street or call (936) 288-0489 or contact Charles Sharp at (936) 201-5001.