E. Coli detected during water quality tests in Spring

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Updated July 21 at 7:45 p.m. 

A boil water notice in Spring has been uplifted after tests confirmed E. coli was no longer detected in its water.

Multiple samples were collected after a single site originally tested positive for total coliform. The second round of tests came back and that same site also tested positive for E. coli, according to a spokesperson with Aqua America.

Latest test results came back clean and no E. coli was detected.

All in the area will be notified of the lifting of the notice. Customers no longer need to boil their water.

Posted July 21 at 3:12 p.m. 

A boil water notice has been put in effect in Spring after a site in Candlelight Hills had E. coli detected in its water. The boil water notice is only in effect for the Candlelight Hills subdivision, a spokesperson with Aqua America confirmed by phone.

Multiple samples were collected after the single site originally tested positive for total coliform. The second round of tests came back and that same site also tested positive for E. coli, according to a spokesperson with Aqua America.

The other test sites in Candlelight Hills tested negative for total coliform and E. coli.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is currently investigating the situation.

From ABC13 Houston

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  1. “Spring, TX” might be nice in the headline. I thought this was about the season (and potentially my part of town)

    • I agree they should have said more in the headlines SPRINGS ,TX. THANK GOODNESS I DONT LIVE ANYWHERE NEAR THERE!

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Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.
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