Citizens in several cities of United State’s Texas have been directed to boil water before consumption as constant power outage disturbed functioning of water treatment plants in the state. The most affected is city of Pflugerville where a ‘boil water’ notice was issued on Monday.

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The circular advised all the customers of public water distribution system to boil any water prior to its consumption. The reason behind the orders is that the prolonged power cut at the water treatment plant that has caused water distribution pressures to fall below 20 per square inch (psi).

According to local media reports, the city authorities have not informed about any estimated time period for repairs to be made to the electric infrastructure following which they recommended storing two gallons of potable water for every member of your household for at least 72-hour period.

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For those who have any query relating to the matter, the city has asked citizens to contact Brandon Pritchett at 512-990-6402 or brandonp@pflugervilletx.gov., reports local media

The cities under the boil water radar are Anna, Benbrook, Boyd, Ector among others.