Canyon Lake Water Service Co. issues boil water notice

Canyon Lake Water Service Co. announced Feb. 16 that residents should boil water for at least two minutes before using it. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Canyon Lake Water Service Co. announced Feb. 16 that residents should boil water for at least two minutes before using it. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Canyon Lake Water Service Co. announced Feb. 16 that residents should boil water for at least two minutes before using it. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Amid extreme cold weather resulting in possible low or no water pressure and main breaks, Canyon Lake Water Service Co. has issued a precautionary boil water notice for customers experiencing a loss of services.

All CLWSC customers in Comal and Blanco counties are urged to boil water prior to consumption to ensure the destruction of harmful bacteria and other microbes. Children, seniors and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria.


Water used for drinking, cooking, ice making, brushing teeth, and hand and face washing should be brought to a rapid boil and boiled for at least two minutes before being cooled and used, according to a CLWSC press release.

The notice will remain in effect until public water system officials notify customers that water is again safe for consumption.

For more information, contact CLWSC at 830-312-4600 or [email protected].
By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels. Prior to CI, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China.



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