5 Montgomery County utility districts, city of Willis now under boil-water notices

Boil-water notices are in place for some Montgomery County utility districts. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Boil-water notices are in place for some Montgomery County utility districts. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Boil-water notices are in place for some Montgomery County utility districts. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Five Montgomery County utility districts and the city of Willis were placed under a boil-water notice after 3 p.m. Feb. 17, according to the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Willis; Montgomery County municipal utility districts 56, 88, 89 and 141; and the Spring Creek Utility District were all included in the office's announcement. MUD 56 is located off FM 1314 west of New Caney; MUD 141 is located south of FM 1488 west of The Woodlands; and MUDs 88 and 89 and the Spring Creek district are all located near the Grand Parkway in northern Spring. A map of Texas water district boundaries may be viewed here.

The city of Magnolia also remains under a boil-water notice announced Feb. 16. The regional water and sewer utility Quadvest, which services portions of Montgomery and neighboring counties, also issued a notice that all of its water systems remain under a boil water notice, according to the utility's website.

The Montgomery County districts are among many in the Greater Houston area affected by water supply issues and placed on boil-water notices Feb. 17. More information on water preparation in emergencies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be viewed here.

The largest local government entities in the county said they are not under boil-water conditions Feb. 17. Conroe Public Information Officer Victoria Endlsely said the city was not under a similar notice this afternoon, and The Woodlands Water Agency said just before noon that MUDs within The Woodlands Township were also not under a boil-water notice.
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.


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