Yokena water service faces interruption

Published 12:45 am Saturday, February 4, 2012

Service to about 225 customers of Yokena-Jeff Davis Water District will be shut off for “several hours” beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, the district said.

The district will be performing maintenance upgrades, said a district official, who urged affected customers to set aside a supply of water in advance.

Affected customers are on Jeff Davis Road from Hankinson Road to U.S. 61 South; and from 12370 U.S. 61 South to Kirkland Road; and along Kirkland Road to and including Bodies Drive.

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When service is restored, customers in the affected area should boil water vigorously for 2 minutes until further notice, the district said.