City of Victoria Loses Water
Early this afternoon, many Victorians began to see that their water pressure was either running very low, slow or that there was no water at all.
Apparently, there were already rumors circulating throughout Victoria Wednesday that water had begun to get shut off without residents' knowledge.
At around 4 pm today the City of Victoria issued a press release assuring community members that the low water pressure and loss of water was not planned. In fact, according to the press release, our city water issues are due to 'several main water line breaks' resulting from 'today's severe winter weather.'
You can read the statement from the City of Victoria's Facebook page here or below.
The statement included a reference to rumors with city officials wanting it reiterated that the City of Victoria was 'NOT cutting water off."
The Facebook post has been shared almost a thousand times with over 250 comments, many of which supported city efforts and inquired about an update. Many community members voiced their frustrations as well.
At this time 7:20 pm no update has been given nor further instruction from the City of Victoria Facebook page, but we will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated as we hear from the City. Thankfully the City is aware of the situation and working to correct it.
Unfortunately, water as well as electricity is a huge issue for Texas right now.
This morning at 10:30 am a live Youtube conference was held for Corpus Christi residents concerning their main water line breaks ( again due to severe weather conditions) which lead Corpus Christi officials to declare a boil water notice for the safety of its citizens. We will continue to keep you posted on this situation as well.
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