Residents of Gardendale have been placed under a "boil water" notice until further notice.

According to NewsWest 9, because of a break in an 18" mainline, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality put the notice in effect.

All residents are asked to boil their water prior to use including water used for brushing teeth and washing hands and face.

Children and Seniors who have weakened immune systems are especially vulnerable to any kind of harmful bacteria.

Residents will be notified when the notice is lifted.

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