CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Several cities and counties in the Coastal Bend area were under boil water notices as power outages affected much of the area.
As of Tuesday, Feb. 23, several notices have been lifted.
Here are the areas no longer under a boil water notice:
If your area is no longer under a boil notice, here are the steps to take:
- Flush your water system by running cold water down all your faucets in your home for one minute
- Clean automatic ice makers by making and discarding three batches of ice
- Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle
Here are the areas still under a boil water notice:
City of Falfurrias
The City of Falfurrias is under a boil water notice.
In a Facebook post, the City said they "understand a lot of us do not have electricity and/or water, however, we still need everyone to be aware. Please do not drink the water!"
During water boil restrictions, residents are advised to bring their water to a rolling boil and let it cool before consumption.
Kleberg County is under a boil water notice.
According to the Kleberg County Sheriff's Office, the advisory applies to the Ricardo, Texas, area and customers served by the Ricardo Water Supply. It will remain in effect until further notice.
Any tap water used for drinking or cooking should be brought to a rolling boil for three minutes and cooled before use.
City of Mathis
The city is under a boil water notice until further notice.
3News will keep you updated as more information becomes available.
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