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City of Merkel under boil water notice

Published On: Oct 29 2012 10:32:41 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2012 08:24:02 AM CDT
Boil Water Notice
MERKEL, Texas -

A water line break forces residents to boil water before use. According to City Manager Steve Campbell, the break forced water pressure to drop below acceptable standards.

Residents should boil water before using. The water should be brought to a vigorous boil for at least two minutes before using it to drink, cook, or make ice.

KTXS will let you know when the water is safe to use.