Boil water notice rescinded for areas in Rusk

CHEROKEE COUNTY - UPDATE: The notice has been rescinded. Water in the areas affected no longer requires boiling.


​Rusk Rural Water Supply has issued a boil water notice for customers in several areas around Rusk until further notice.

The areas affected are:

  • Farm-to-Market Road 768 and surrounding areas
  • Farm-to-Market Road 1857
  • Farm-to-Market Road 23
  • County Road 2206

People affected should continue to boil their water until further notice.

To make sure all harmful bacteria in water is destroyed, water for drinking, cooking and ice making should be brought to a vigorous boil and cooled before consuming.

Instead of boiling, people can also buy bottled water or get water from another suitable source.

This notice will be update when there is no longer a need to boil the water.

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