Water flow in Eastland restored, boil water order in effect

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UPDATE 7/03/2021, 7:00 p.m.: The water flow in the City of Eastland has been restored, officials have issued a boil water noticed 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.

According to a social media post by the City of Eastland, “because of the holiday, it may be Tuesday before the boil water notice is lifted.”


ORIGINAL STORY:

EASTLAND, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The City of Eastland is asking residents to conserve water following a “major” water leak on the main pump line.

According to the City of Eastland, crews are now on-site and anticipate a repair in the next few hours, however, they still need the community to conserve water.

“Everyone is asked to conserve water at this time. The only supply of available water is what remains in the elevated storage tank,” said Terry Simmons with the City of Eastland.

The City of Eastland provided an update around 2:00 p.m., saying the City is critically low in water.

“It is urgent for all water customers to curtail unnecessary water usage until further notice. Some customers may begin experiencing low or no pressure soon.”

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