Beaumont

Beaumont community may experience discolored water due to scheduled maintenance activities

BEAUMONT, Texas — Members of the Beaumont community may soon experience discoloration in their water due to scheduled maintenance activities.

The City of Beaumont is shutting down the Loeb Water Production site for scheduled maintenance activities, on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, according to a City of Beaumont release. City officials plan to complete the maintenance work and reopen the site within two weeks.

Pressure changes within the system may temporarily result in discolored water. Crews will proactively flush pipes to minimize the impact, according to the release.

If you experience discolored water that does not clear up after running cold water for a few minutes, you are encouraged to call 3-1-1.

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Loeb Water Production Site to Be Temporarily Shut Down for Scheduled Maintenance

The City of Beaumont is shutting down the Loeb Water Production site on November 29th, 2021 for scheduled maintenance activities.  We expect to complete the necessary maintenance work and have Loeb back up and running within two weeks.

Changing pressures within the system may temporarily result in some discolored water. City of Beaumont crews will be proactively flushing the pipes to minimize the impact. If you experience discolored water and it doesn’t clear up after running your cold water for a few minutes, please call 3-1-1.

ABOUT BEAUMONT WATER AND SEWER SERVICES: The mission of Beaumont Water and Sewer Services is to provide uninterrupted potable water and sanitary sewer services to its customers while complying with all local, state and federal regulations. The city is responsible for the maintenance and repair of approximately 760 miles of water distribution mains, 3,550 fire hydrants, 45,000 water meters, 6,000 valves, several large motors and pumps, and 15 miles of canal and levee systems.

Written by Tiana Johnson (KBMT)

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