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Lockhart water to undergo annual temporary disinfectant conversion; June 25-July 25, 2024
06/03/2024

Starting Tuesday, June 25, the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) will start converting the disinfectant used in the Luling Water Treatment Plant—which supplies Lockhart—from chloramine to free chlorine. The annual temporary disinfectant conversion, which is required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), takes 30 days. Then, the disinfectant will be switched back to chloramine. The GBRA says the process burns off excess ammonia build-up and oxidizes bio-film build-up that might be forming in distribution systems.

During the conversion, you may notice a change in taste or appearance of your tap water. The water is constantly tested and remains SAFE TO DRINK.

 

 For questions, call the Water/Wastewater Department at (512)398-3615.


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