HOUSTON, Texas — The City of Houston is now under a boil water notice for the residents of the state’s largest city. The notice comes on top of more than 300,000 Houston residents who are without electricity.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) announced Wednesday morning that residents using City of Houston water should boil before drinking.
A boil water notice is now in effect in our city until further notice.
Please check with your local provider or MUD to see if you are impacted.
— Sylvester Turner (@SylvesterTurner) February 17, 2021
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the agency that manages electricity transmission across the state, reports that 305,000 residents of Harris County are currently without electricity. Houston is part of, but not all of, Harris