Camp Joy (Ore City)
December 20, 2021
We are shutting off the water at Camp Joy (Ore City) in order to fix a water leak. Once the water comes back on, you will be under a boil water advisory:
Boil Water Notice for Community Public Water Systems
Due to loss of pressure (Below 20 psi) the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required Texas Water Systems to notify all customers in Camp Joy (Ore City) to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). Children, seniors, and persons with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to harmful bacteria, and all customers should follow these directions).
To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and ice making should be boiled and cooled prior to use for drinking water or human consumption purposes. The water should be brought to a vigorous rolling boil and then boiled for two minutes.
In lieu of boiling, individuals may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source for drinking water or human consumption purposes.
When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, we will notify you that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes.
Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.
If you have questions concerning this matter, you may contact Texas Water Systems at 903-595-2128.