Texas Gov. Greg Abbott immediately sends all the necessary resources needed by the residents in Houston, Texas after the “Boil Water Notice.”
Gov. Greg Abbott Sends Necessary Assistance
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott immediately sends assistance to Houston, Texas after the”Boil Water Notice,” He directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to give the necessary resources that residents needed.
The “Boil Water Notice” was issued after a power outage that impacted three water plants. In a published report in Click Houston, the TDEM is working closely with the local officials of Houston to quickly address the needs of the residents while the TCEQ will review the water sample and will offer any additional technical assistance.
Gov. Greg Abbott Released A Statement
Gov. Greg Abbott said, “The State of Texas is immediately responding and deploying support to Houston as they work to get a safe supply of water back online. We have been in contact with Mayor Turner to offer the full support of the state, and we’re currently working to fulfill the city’s request for help with rapid turnaround of water sample results.”
He also added, “I thank TDEM and TCEQ for swiftly responding to help address this issue. We urge those that the boil water notice affects to continue heeding the guidance of local officials and take adequate precautions when boiling and using water. Together, we will ensure our fellow Texans are supported while the city’s water supply returns.”
Further, a “Boil Water Notice” is issued to inform the residents in an area that it is not safe to drink water from your tap. It needs to be boiled and cooled.