Tag: water plant

Palmview to Construct Sewer System

A plan 15 years in the making finally coming to fruition as the city of Palmview is developing a sewer system. According to city officials, the system will improve infrastructure, make resident’s lives easier, and boost economy in the area. Construction for the sewer system is slated to begin this September. Although construction won’t begin for another few months, many are eagerly awaiting the multi-million dollar project. This project won’t only affect current residents, but the entire future of Palmview. 42 million dollars in federal and state grants will allow Palmview residents not only a better quality life, but...

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Donna Water Boil Advisory Lifted

A water boil advisory in the city of Donna is lifted. Emergency management coordinator, George Garret says after test results for bacteria in the water came back negative, the Texas Commission on Environmental quality lifted Monday’s boil advisory. The advisory was implemented after a water line break near the water plant on south 12th...

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Thirteen Donna ISD Schools Shut Down Following City-Wide Water Issue

Thirteen Donna ISD schools are shut down today after city-wide water issues. Schools–as well as many homes–were left without water after a late night pipe burst at the city’s old water plant causes thousands of gallons of water to spew out. City workers ask the public to remain patient as they fix the issue. School officials say classes are expected to resume...

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Chemical Mix-Up Prompts Evacuation

In Weslaco, a chemical mix-up at city’s water plant prompts an evacuation of the nearby areas. The incident was reported to emergency responders around 1:45 pm when a chlorine and oxygen compound was improperly mixed in a container. Officials assure the chemicals were not fed into the water supply. The incident is being considered a human error....

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