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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Gulf Coast Water Authority conducting annual maintenance to the water distribution system

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Effective April 16, 2018

Gulf Coast Water Authority's water disinfection process has been changed from using chloramine, a mix of chlorine and ammonia, to just chlorine. The annual process clears lines and avoids the building of bacteria during warm summer season. Some taste and odor changes may occur, but there are no health risks. This is a temporary change improves the quality of water being served to Gulf Coast Water Authority customers including all customers in the City of La Marque. This maintenance process is expected to end within 30 days. City crews will be flushing fire hydrants. For information call La Marque Public Services at 409-938-9280.

Citizens will be notified by Connect CTY and/or e-notification when Gulf Coast Water Authority changes back to chloramines disinfection. To register for city notifications, visit connect.cityoflamarque.org. For help registering, call 409-938-9255 or email cmerritt@cityoflamarque.org.

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