City of Tomball rescinds boil water notice

The city of Tomball has rescinded its boil water notice as of a Feb. 20 statement from the city. (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Tomball has rescinded its boil water notice as of a Feb. 20 statement from the city. (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Tomball has rescinded its boil water notice as of a Feb. 20 statement from the city. (Adriana Rezal/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Tomball has rescinded its boil water notice as of a Feb. 20 statement from the city. Due to a lack of safe drinking water, the city was required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue a boil water notice Feb. 15, asking water users to boil water before drinking or consuming for the time being.

According to the Feb. 20 statement, the city has taken "the necessary corrective actions to restore the quality of the water;" laboratory tests indicate water no longer needs to be boiled prior to use.


Residents are asked to contact Public Works Director Beth Jones with questions at 281-290-1466.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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