Boil water notice and more updates
PUBLIC NOTICE TO BOIL WATER
Due to Hurricane Ike, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required our water systems on a boil water notice.
Water Necessities Incorporated
Orange County Water District #1
City of Bridge City
North Orange Water & Sewer
To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to use. The water should be brought to a vigorous, rolling boil for two minutes. In lieu of boiling, you may purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source.
When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the water system officials will notify you that the water safe for consumption. Instructions to discontinue boiling will be issued in the same manner as this notice.
If a customer wished to contact the TCEQ, they may call 512-239-4691.
On Wednesday 17th, Thursday 18th and Friday 19th between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. the Health Department located at 2014 N. 10th Street in Orange will take pregnant womens blood pressure and fetal heart rates only.
The Health Department does not have electricity so only blood pressure and heart rates will be taken.
City of Vidor, City of Pine Forest and City of Rose City are all currently under burn ban notice as of 09/16/08.
ORANGE COUNTY: Beginning Tuesday, September 16th the County will accept household garbage and spoiled food ONLY at the Land field located on Hwy 1442 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. And 6:00 p.m. NO WHITE GOODS ACCEPTED (freezers, refridgerators, etc.)
CITY OF BRIDGE CITY: All perishable foods will not be picked up at curb side. Perishable foods need to be brought to the Bridge City Community Center located on W. Roundbunch & Parkside between the hours of 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.
PINEHURST: Dumpsters located at City Park on West Park for house hold waste only.
PINE FOREST: Garbage will resume services on 09/17/08 for Pine Forest area. A roll off staging area will be located at City Hall, 305 Nagel St.; Vidor.
NO WHITE GOODS, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, FURNITURE, ETC. WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE LAND FIELD OR ANY OTHER SITE LISTED ABOVE.