HOUSTON — A boil water notice remains in effect for the City of Houston and several of its jurisdictions.
The boil water notice was issued Sunday afternoon. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is hoping the notice will be lifted by early Tuesday morning.
Several organizations and Houston leaders are giving away free water bottles to help those impacted by the advisory.
Where to get bottled water?
- Mayor Turner along with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be distributing water to residents at Holman Street Baptist Church, located at 3501 Holman St., starting at 4:40 p.m.
- NACC Disaster Services said on Facebook that it would be giving out one package of water per household at 16680 Central Green Blvd. in Houston. The distribution will start at 1:30 p.m.
Know of other places giving away water? Email us at web@KHOU.com.
Entire city under advisory
Houston Public Works issued the boil water notice on Sunday. City officials said they expect it to be lifted on Tuesday. The city said it will notify customers when the water is safe to consume without boiling.
The city tweeted that the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality approved Houston Public Work's plan to test water samples. Testing began Monday morning. Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a news conference that the results could be available by 3 a.m. Tuesday.
Who is affected by the boil water notice?
The city said the water pressure at the East Water Purification Plant (2342 Federal Road) dropped below the state's required minimum on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The city sent out a boil water notice just after 7 p.m., more than eight hours later.
Residents can register for Alert Houston to receive push notifications to their mobile devices when situations like this happen.
CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT IF YOUR HOME IS INCLUDED (The map has been unavailable at times. A map of the boil water notice affected area is below.)