Boil Order For Large Area Of Northwest Waco Lifted

WACO (October 9, 2013)—A boil order issued Monday evening for a large area of northwest Waco because of lower than normal amounts of disinfectant in the water was lifted Wednesday.

The order affected customers in an area stretching south of Lake Shore Drive to Colcord Avenue from the Brazos River to MacArthur Drive and North 33rd Street.

(Map Of Affected Area)

“The water meets all state and federal drinking water criteria and residents may discontinue boiling water,” the city said in a press release Wednesday afternoon.

“All residual disinfectant levels are in the normal range and bacteriological tests indicate that no harmful bacteria are present in the distribution system.”


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