The City of Killeen is advising citizens to boil all water meant for human consumption starting Sunday, March 20 at 7 AM.

The City issued the following release Friday morning:

(KILLEEN, TEXAS): A BOIL WATER NOTICE is issued for the following properties beginning March 20 at 7 a.m.:

805 to 925 W Rancier Avenue (Odds)
801 to 906 Evetts Road (Odds & Evens)
1302 to 1308 Fairview Drive (Evens)
908 Sissom Road
1010 to 1206 Coffield Street (Odds & Evens)
1208 & 1212 Hillcrest Drive
1011 to 1204 Rocky Lane (Odds & Evens)

City crews will be replacing two water valves and one fire hydrant and must turn off water service to complete the work. Water service will not be available from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Residents in the affected location are cautioned to BOIL ALL WATER BEFORE CONSUMING beginning at 7 a.m. March 20. Residents will be notified when the boil water notice is lifted.

Residents may call the Water and Sewer Services help line at 501-6319 with questions or concerns.

TCEQ Required Notice:

Due to conditions caused by maintenance of the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requires the city of Killeen, PWS 0140006, to notify all customers in the above listed area to boil their water prior to consumption.

To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and for making ice 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. When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the water system officials will notify you.