UPDATE: Bolivar Peninsula Boil Water Rescinded and Water Conservation No Longer Required

Post Date:09/01/2017 11:59 AM

UPDATE: BOIL WATER RESCINDED and

WATER CONSERVATION NO LONGER REQUIRED

Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District

Public Water System I.D. Number: 0840044

Effective: Monday, September 18, 2017

On 9/1/2017, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District, 0840044 to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to conditions which occurred recently in the public water system, the water from this public water system was required to be boiled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes.


The Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system used for drinking water or human consumption purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling prior to use as of 9/18/17.

AND

It is NO LONGER NECESSARY TO CONSERVE WATER.

Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District thanks you for your patience during the recovery after Hurricane Harvey.  If you have questions regarding this matter you may contact our office at (409) 684-3515 and/or visit our website at www.bpsud.com

 

ORIGINAL:

BOLIVAR PENINSULA SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Public Water System I.D. Number: 0840044

Effective: Friday, September 01, 2017

Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District has obtained an alternate source of water.

Due to flood water inundating the Lower Neches Valley Authority's Surface Water Plant and , the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District to notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption. To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to consumption. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes. In lieu of boiling, you may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable
source.

AND

Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District will remain under a Stage 5 Emergency Water Shortage Condition, due to the notification from LNVA Plant in Winnie has encountered a major system failure from the floods of Hurricane Harvey. BPSUD's Stage 5 Emergency Water Shortage Conditions as outlined in our Drought Contingency Plan includes the following.

  1. Irrigation of landscape areas is absolutely prohibited.
  2. Use of water to wash motor vehicles, boat, trailer, or other vehicle is absolutely prohibited.

When it is no longer necessary to boil and/or conserve water, water system officials will notify you. If you have questions regarding this matter you may contact our office at (409) 684-3515 

 BPSUD BOIL WATER & STAGE 5 EMERGENCY WATER SHORTAGE; Effective 9/1/2017; BPSUD customers need to BOIL WATER; CONSERVE WATER and CEASE all NON-ESSENTIAL USE of water.

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