UPDATE: City of Hutto lifts water restriction, boil water notice still in effect


Updated 10:30 a.m., Sept. 24: Jonah Water Special Utility District on Sept. 23 issued a boil water notice advisory for residents in the Brushy Creek Estates subdivision, including residents on Coyote Trail and CR 135.

Jonah Water SUD officials said the water system issued the boiled water advisory as a precautionary measure following the city of Hutto’s similar boil water notice on Sunday.

The water advisory is still in effect at this time. Officials from Johan Water SUD anticipate the advisory will be lifted sometime Tuesday.

Updated 5:50 p.m.: The city of Hutto has lifted the water restriction put in place Sunday morning. Water pressure has been restored to the city’s water system.

A precautionary boil water notice is still in effect for at least 24 hours for residents on city of Hutto water service, per city officials.

Original post: Hutto officials have issued a boil water notice and water restriction following flooding that damaged the city’s main water supply line.

While crews work on repairing the line, residents are advised to refrain from water use unless absolutely necessary, per city officials. Hutto residents on city of Hutto water service should not drink, make ice or brush teeth with water that has not been boiled, as outlined by a press release issued Sunday morning.

Furthermore, residents with weakened immune systems are advised to avoid washing hands, showering or bathing with tap water.

The city is asking residents to stop using water until further notified by authorities.

Community Impact Newspaper will update this article as more details become available.

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Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the reporter for Northwest Austin.
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