MAP: 7 distribution sites in Austin for free bottled water

Water arrives at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex to be distributed to the nearly 80,000 Williamson County residents affected by Austin's boil water notice.

Water arrives at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex to be distributed to the nearly 80,000 Williamson County residents affected by Austin's boil water notice.

In response to the ongoing boil water notice affecting Austin Water customers, the City of Austin, Travis County and Williamson County are distributing bottled water at locations throughout the Austin area.

“Our priority at Travis County is the safety of our residents," Travis County spokesperson Hector Nieto wrote in an Oct. 24 news release. "We want to make sure we are doing everything we can to help the community as we all navigate this emergency.”

Travis County is providing one gallon of water per person, up to four gallons for a family at Circuit of the Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., Austin. The distribution site is located in Parking Lot A and is open from 7 a.m-7 p.m., beginning Wednesday, Oct. 24, until further notice. The service is intended for individuals with limited ability to boil water, people with special needs and the underserved communities in the county, Nieto said.

The city of Austin is providing one gallon of water per person, up to five gallons for a family at five sites throughout the city. The sites are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Similar to the county's service, water is intended for individuals who have special needs, are unable to boil water or need water for work, according to a city of Austin tweet.

The city-run sites are located at...

  • Walnut Creek Park, 12138 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin;

  • City of Austin Warehouse, 7211 North I-35, Austin;

  • Roy G. Guerrero Park, 400 Grove Blvd., Austin;

  • Onion Creek Soccer Complex, 5600 E. William Cannon Drive, Austin; and

  • Dick Nichols Park, 8011 Beckett Road, Austin.

Williamson County Emergency Management is providing one gallon of water per person at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex, 10211 W. Parmer Lane, Austin. Residents who are affected by the Austin boil water notice and have special needs, are unable to boil water or need bottled water for work may pick up water from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. except Friday when the site will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Here is a map of water distribution sites as of 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24.


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