The City has confirmed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) the boil water advisory must be extended into Tuesday. Though the City has maintained an adequate chlorine level since Saturday, the presence of bacteria was noted at two different sites. City officials contend that samples could have been compromised due to the heavy rains that occurred on Sunday when samples were compelled to be collected. There continues to be no E.coli detected.
In order to lift the boil water advisory, twenty samples throughout the City must maintain adequate disinfectant levels and be absent of bacteria. TCEQ is closely monitoring the sampling and samples taken today should have results back on Tuesday.
The City will provide updates when information changes or when it is no longer necessary to boil water. Citizens can receive on-going information about the water boil advisory at the City website atwww.cctexas.com (newsroom) or http://news.cctexas.com. The newsroom also has a feature for residents to sign up for direct news via email.