North Austin MUD #1 has issued a precautionary boil water notice effective at 8:00pm, February 5, 2022 due to the City of Austin’s boil water notice issued today as a reuslt of high turbidity at the City’s Ullrich Water Treatment Plant. A press release is enclosed below.
North Austin MUD #1 has also enacted emergency water use restrictions as directed by Austin due to limited production capacity.
Austin Water Issues Precautionary Citywide Boil Water Notice Mandatory Emergency Water Use Restrictions Are Issued
A city-wide precautionary boil water notice has been issued. Austin Water’s Ullrich Water Treatment Plant is out of service due to an internal treatment process issue that resulted in high turbidity within the plant. Crews and officials are working diligently to address the issue and restore operations at Ullrich Water Treatment Plant.
Austin Water is currently maintaining water service to customers by increasing water production at Davis and Handcox Water Treatment Plants and by carefully managing pumping within the network of water pipelines. There have been no power disruptions at drinking water plants.
For more information and updates, stay posted to local news, city social media, or visit us online at www.austinwater.org.
Mandatory Emergency Water Use Restrictions Issued due to Limited Treatment Capacity
Austin Water Director, Greg Meszaros, has issued emergency water use restrictions, effective at 7:30 p.m., on February 5, 2022.