FRITCH, TX (KFDA) - The City of Fritch has issued a voluntary boil water notice for Wednesday, Feb. 27 in order to make critical improvements to the city’s water well field.
On February 27, the City of Fritch will reduce the reserve of stored water to 25% of normal capacity for improvements to the City’s water well field. Improvements include replacing piping, chlorination facilities, valves and more.
Due to the reduction of water, the city said it is possible that water pressure could fall below the established parameters set by the Texas Commission on Enviornmental Quality. The City of Fritch will be closely monitoring pressure on the 27 and will issue public notification should the water pressure decrease below the threshold.
In response, the City of Fritch is preparing by issuing a voluntary boil water notice from 8:00 a.m. to midnight on February 27.
The boil water notice is issued for residents who live inside Fritch city limits as well as Arrowhead, Double Diamond and Maverick Village.
The city is also encouraging residents in these neighborhoods to restrict their water usage to only that which is necessary. Non-essential use of water will increase the possibility of a mandatory boil water notice.
The City of Fritch will notify residents should a mandatory boil water notice be issued.
City officials would like to reiterate that there are currently no problems. This is just a preemptive measure to defend against potential problems.
If you have questions regarding the notice, call Director of Public Works Roger Pense or City Manager Drew Brassfield at (806) 857-3143.