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Do-not-drink water advisory downgraded to boil water notice for PaulAnn

Residents in PaulAnn can begin using the water under the guidelines for the current boil water notice.
Credit: City of San Angelo

SAN ANGELO, Texas — The City of San Angelo announced Friday the do-not-use advisory in PaulAnn had been downgraded to a boil water notice.

According to City press release, the City has been successful in providing information to the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) allowing PaulAnn,(previously white area on map) to be downgraded to a boil water notice (yellow areas on the map).

To view the updated map click here.

Residents can use the water under current guidelines for the citywide boil water notice. Water must be boiled before consumption.

The decision was made after post-hydrant flush test samples showed no traces of chemicals or contaminate present, according to the release.

The industrial area (red area on the map) remains under a do-not-use notice but the City continues to work to get restrictions reduced.

Residents are asked to continue conserving water so that that water tanks can be filled and pressure regained at the plant. Water should only be used for flushing toilets or using water to drink or cook after being boiled.

For more information about the PaulAnn water contamination visit, cosatx.PaulAnn.