Boil order issued in west La Marque

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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Boil order issued for west La Marque
Portions of western La Marque are under a boil order.

LA MARQUE, Texas (KTRK) -- La Marque officials have issued a boil order as the city works to repair damage to a water line.

The order covers businesses and residences along FM 1764 from I-45, west to the city limits, including the Painted Meadows, Westwood Circle and Prairie Knoll subdivisions.

A city spokesperson said water was possibly contaminated after a contractor broke a water main, potentially letting dirt into the line.

Water used for drinking, cooking and making ice should be brought to a rolling boil for two minutes and then cooled prior to use. In lieu of boiling, residents can also purchase bottled water.