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Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems
November 13, 2018
to Low Distribution System Pressures, the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality has required the City of Kaufman PWS 1290003, 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).
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.
lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from
some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.
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
the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will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 notice.
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
you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact Richard A. Underwood
at (972) 962-8007 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.