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On Saturday, January 27, a major GCWA water main broke in Santa Fe, Texas, requiring City of La Marque to halt intake to our FM 1764 water distribution plant. City of La Marque is revamping the water treatment to remove undesirable smell & discoloration.
Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA) provides water for industry, agriculture, and municipalities in Brazoria, Fort Bend and Galveston Counties. GCWA serves more than 185,000 customers in Galveston County, including all La Marque citizens. On Saturday, January 27, 2018, a major GCWA water main broke in Santa Fe, Texas, requiring City of La Marque to halt intake to our FM 1764 water distribution plant.
The broken main is more than 30 inches in diameter and serves as a primary means of water delivery in Galveston County. The break also impacted all Santa Fe, Texas water customers.
Brief timeline and explanation:
Important message from La Marque Public Services:
City of La Marque officials will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available. For information about Gulf Coast Water Authority, visit http://gulfcoastwaterauthority.com/. To report a concern in La Marque, visit concern.cityoflamarque.org.