Boil water advisory lifted for town of Littlefield - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Boil water advisory lifted for town of Littlefield

LITTLEFIELD, TX (KCBD) -

The City of Littlefield is no longer under a boil water notice, according to city officials. 

Our system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore adequate pressure, disinfectant levels and/or bacteriological quality. TCEQ has been provided with testing results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling as of Tuesday August 2, 2016.


The City of Littlefield released an update for the boil notice Monday afternoon:

"The Boil Water Order from Saturday afternoon (7/30/16) is still in effect. Samples were taken early this morning to the nearest testing laboratory. Priority has been requested and the results will be available tomorrow morning at the latest. This boil order to place as a precautionary measure to ensure the utmost safety for our customers and our water system. We do not anticipate any signs of contamination due to the severe leak. "


A boil water advisory has been issued for the town of Littlefield.

According to city officials, a contractor hit a water main Saturday afternoon.

The following notice was sent out to all customers via Code Red:

Due to a large water main being ruptured by a contractor, the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality has mandated that notice be sent out to all customers accessing the City of Littlefield’s water system to boil water prior to its consumption. In order to insure the destruction of all harmful bacteria microbes, water used for drinking, cooking, and ice making should boiled and cooled prior to its consumption. Water must be brought to a vigorous rolling boil for at least 2 minutes. In lieu of boiling water you may purchase bottled water or obtain water from another source other than that of the City of Littlefield’s water system. The boil water notice will continue until further notice. A notification will be sent out when it is no longer necessary to boil water for consumption. If you have any questions you may contact the water department at 806.385.9202. Thank You.

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