Water In Texas City Where Brain-Eating Amoeba Killed 6-Year-Old Josiah McIntyre Now Safe To DrinkWeeks after a brain-eating amoeba killed 6-year-old Josiah McIntyre a boil-water notice was issued for the city of Lake Jackson, Texas -- on Tuesday the tap water was deemed safe and that order was lifted.
Texas Leaders Say It Could Take Up To 3 Months To Eradicate Brain-Eating Amoeba That Killed 6-Year-OldOn Tuesday Governor Greg Abbott, along with the leaders of state agencies, held a press conference to talk about the steps being taken to find out how a brain-eating amoeba got into the water system of one county.
Texas Officials: It Will Take 60 Days To Purge Lake Jackson Water System Of Brain-Eating AmoebaOfficials in Texas say it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, brain-eating amoeba that doctors believe killed a boy and led to warnings for others not to drink tap water.
Water System Maintenance To Impact Smell, Taste For Some Collin County ResidentsDuring the month of March, Murphy residents may detect a slight difference in the taste and smell of their water, according to the Public Works Superintendent.
Winter Maintenance On Water System Could Affect Taste, SmellThe annual chlorine maintenance carried out by the North Texas Municipal Water District will begin on Feb. 26 and continue until March 26
Fort Worth Water Leak Located, Repairs Could Run Into TuesdayFor hours this morning a major water leak in Tarrant County had officials asking thousands of residents to reduce their water usage. It took some time to locate, but the leak was found near Interstate-30 and Eastchase Parkway.
Legionella Bacteria Found At North Texas VA FacilityWater samples taken at the VA North Texas facility in Bonham have tested positive for legionella bacteria. The bacteria was detected in the community living center at the Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center.