Austin’s Flood-Induced Boil-Water Decree Could Last Weeks, Official Says

Article 0 Comments Nearly 900,000 people in Texas’ capital may have to boil their tap water for two weeks, an official said Tuesday, as authorities struggled to treat a water supply filled with silt, mud and debris after recent heavy rains and flooding. The Austin American-Statesman reports that Travis County […]

After Catastrophic Flooding, Austin Issues First Ever City-Wide Boil Water Notice

Article 0 Comments Early Monday morning, Austin Water issued a boil water notice for all of its customers due to elevated levels of silt from last week’s flooding. The water system is “the most recent infrastructure to struggle to keep up with” the impact of unprecedented rains, City Manager Spencer […]