Boil water advisory ends for residents of North and West Fort Worth
UPDATE 02/21/2021: The cooking recommendation for West Fort Worth was lifted at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 21, the city said. In a Facebook post, Fort Worth Water said, “This notice applies to customers in the city of Fort Worth only. Customers in Aledo, Westover Hills, and White Settlement must contact their water company. Each city must obtain individual approval from TCEQ to receive the Increase the need for boiling water. “
Boiling water advice for North Fort Worth was lifted at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, February 19, the city said. West Fort Worth has to keep boiling.
A notice on the City of Fort Worth website reads:
On February 15-16, the Texas Environmental Quality Commission requested the City of Fort Worth Public Water System, PWS ID 2200012, to issue a boiling water notice to notify customers, individuals or employees that due to the recent conditions In the public water system, the water from that public water system had to be boiled before being used for drinking water or for human consumption.
The public water system has taken the necessary corrective action to restore the quality of the water distributed by this public water system for drinking or human purposes and has provided TCEQ with laboratory test results showing that the water is no longer before boiling must be cooked Use from February 19, 2021.
Questions can be directed to the Water Customer Service Call Center at 817-392-4477 or [email protected], 200 Texas Street, Fort Worth.
The above information applies to the north Fort Worth area only. Nine cities that buy drinking water from Fort Worth have also been included in the boiling advisories.
A February 19 Facebook post in Fort Worth Water said, “This notice applies to Fort Worth Water customers only. If you live in a surrounding city, you must obtain instructions from your utility company if your notice is removed.”
It also states, “There is no need to flush the lines or run additional water through your pipes. The water currently in your pipes is safe.”
North Fort Worth and the surrounding suburbs were among the first areas in DFW to receive boiling water warnings earlier this week as power outages affected water treatment facilities. Arlington, West Fort Worth, and many other communities followed suit. While the North Fort Worth council was overturned on Friday, many in the area are still boiling water all weekend.
The first Cooking Notice issued by the City of Fort Worth on Monday, February 15, was expanded to include a total of 212,000 Fort Worth residents early Tuesday morning. Nine cities purchasing drinking water from Fort Worth have also been notified. Read the status of each city here:
The general area affected is bounded to the west by the city of River Oaks, Lake Worth, and Eagle Mountain Lake. The southern border is almost on Northside Drive. The eastern limit is the city limit.