The Woodlands Water Agency: Boil notice not in effect in The Woodlands as of noon Feb. 17

The Woodlands area is not among those under a boil water notice as of mid-day Feb. 17, officials said. (Caitlin Whittington/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Woodlands area is not among those under a boil water notice as of mid-day Feb. 17, officials said. (Caitlin Whittington/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Woodlands area is not among those under a boil water notice as of mid-day Feb. 17, officials said. (Caitlin Whittington/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Woodlands Water Agency addressed reported rumors just before noon Feb. 17 and released an announcement that there was not a boil notice in effect in The Woodlands as of that time.

A boil notice was released earlier in the morning for many entities in the Greater Houston area.


However, Jim Stinson, general manager of The Woodlands Water Agency, which manages 10 municipal utility districts in The Woodlands area, said The Woodlands was not affected as of that time.

“The water supply in The Woodlands remains safe and the distribution system of the Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) serving our community is strong," Stinson said. "Contrary to social media rumors and confusion about notices from other area government entities, there is no boil notice in The Woodlands. We know customers are facing plumbing challenges at home. Our crews continue to respond 24/7. If you have a water emergency, please call 855-H20-SAVE, option 4 and a staff member will respond."
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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