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22 Oct 2018 | 06:11 PM UTC

US: City-wide boil order for Austin (Texas) October 22

United States of America News Alert

Austin (Texas) officials issue city-wide boil order on October 22 following extensive flooding

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/22/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/26/2018, 11:59 PM (US/Central). COUNTRY/REGION Austin (Texas)

Event

Water authorities in Austin (Texas) issued a city-wide boil order on Monday, October 22, following extensive flooding in the area. All residents are being asked to boil tap water before drinking or cooking until further notice. According to Austin Water, recent flooding in the area has overwhelmed water treatment centers’ capacity to maintain safe drinking water standards. However, as of Monday, there has been no indication that there is a dangerous bacterial infiltration into the city’s water supply.

Advice

Individuals in Austin are advised to monitor the situation and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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