The city of Bellaire lifted the boil-water order Sunday (Feb. 21) that had been in effect since Tuesday, and issued steps residents and businesses should take before using their water again. The city indicated it had to turn off the water supply provided by Houston in order to pass state standards for safety, and provided evidence from the Texas Commission on Environmental … [Read more...] about Showers, everyone! Bellaire lifts its boil-water order. Here’s what to do now.
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Bellaire will distribute bottled water to residents in urgent need for from 1-3 p.m. (or while supplies last) today (Saturday, Feb. 20) at a drive-thru in the parking lot on the northwest corner of the South Rice Avenue/Jessamine Street intersection, across from the Fire Department. Supplies are limited, and each household may receive one case. Only persons in vehicles will … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Bellaire to offer emergency bottled water to residents today
Bellaire’s mayor Andrew Friedberg issued an optimistic update midday Thursday (Feb. 18), proclaiming “there’s light at the end of the tunnel” in a winter emergency that’s now in its fourth day. Although sub-freezing temperatures will return tonight, Friedberg said most of the city now has power. The water system is “on track to be fully operational by the end of today,” with … [Read more...] about Bellaire update: Power returning, water pressure improving, help for ‘massive number’ of busted pipes
After one last blast of sub-freezing temperatures tonight (Thursday, Feb. 18), West University city officials will reopen most city facilities and services Friday, saying “we are almost in the clear.” West U’s water system is operating normally, and “a majority” of residents have power, according to the update issued midday Thursday. The city will close the drop-in … [Read more...] about West U officials: ‘We are almost in the clear’
By Andrew Friedberg Water supply: Bellaire Public Works crews have made good progress today in bringing our water production facilities back online, and system pressures are steadily increasing. We’re optimistic service will be back to normal by later in the day tomorrow, but different parts of the City may see improvement at different times. For now, the boil water notice … [Read more...] about Fingers crossed: Bellaire mayor updates city on water, power