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Boil water notice issued for Belton after water main break

The notice affects Belton residents living around I-35 and E. 6th Ave.

BELTON, Texas — A water main break in Belton led to a precautionary boil water notice Saturday.

According to the city of Belton, the break happened in the 1300 block of E. 6th Ave. Saturday morning.

The notice affects residents living west of I-35, east of Continental St., north of E. 2nd Ave.

It includes the neighborhood of East and West Comay (north of E. 6th Ave.), Palmetto, Forest, Wohleb, River, Live Oak and Elm Streets.   

Credit: City of Belton

The city said the notice does not apply to Pizza Hut, Whataburger or Schlotsky’s.  

"To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to use," the city said. "The water should be brought to a vigorous, rolling boil and boiled for two minutes. In lieu of boiling, purchase bottled water or obtain water from some other suitable source."