Residents in Bells no longer need to boil drinking water prior to ingestion, after the city recinded its order from Thursday. Local officials lifted the boil notice on Friday afternoon, saying the Bells water system had "taken the necessary corrective actions to restore adequate pressure, disinfectant levels, and/or bacteriological quality."

Residents in Bells no longer need to boil drinking water prior to ingestion, after the city recinded its order from Thursday. Local officials lifted the boil notice on Friday afternoon, saying the Bells water system had "taken the necessary corrective actions to restore adequate pressure, disinfectant levels, and/or bacteriological quality."


The boil water notice was required after a water line broke on Denison Street. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required Bells to issue the notice.