What is a Boil Water Notice?
When the water pressure in College Station or Bryan Texas gets below 20psi as a safety precaution a boil notice is immediately issued.
Here is the official Texas Commission 0n Environmental Quality document on boil water notices:
According to the CDC here are the criteria for boiled water:
- Use bottled or boiled water for drinking, and to prepare and cook food.
- If bottled water is not available, bring water to a full rolling boil for 1 minute, then allow it to cool before use.
- Boil tap water even if it is filtered.
- Do not use water from any appliance connected to your water line, such as ice and water from a refrigerator.
- Breastfeeding is the best infant feeding option. If you formula feed your child, provide ready-to-use formula, if available.
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