Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems (click for more)

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February 17, 2021
Due to loss of pressure and water outages caused by sub-freezing temperatures and electric power failure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required Crystal Systems Texas, Inc./Public Water System Identification Number TX 2120015 to notify all customers to boil their water 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).
To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.
In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.
When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the public water system officials will notify customers that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes.
Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the boil water notice in a manner similar to this notice.
Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.
If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact Kathy Baker at 903-592-8509, or by email cust.svr@crystalsystemstx.com.. Crystal Systems is located at 225 S. College, Tyler, TX 75702, but the offices are temporarily closed due to icy conditions and office employees are working from home.
Crystal Systems crews are working around the clock in difficult conditions trying to improve water pressure, but problems related to the sub-freezing weather will likely continue until temperatures moderate.

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