Water tests free of bacteria in Merkel

By Maggie Gaskill, Senior Producer, mgaskill@ktxs.com
POSTED: 10:56 PM Mar 13 2013
Boil Water Notice
MERKEL, Texas -

The boil water notice for Merkel has been lifted.

The notice was issued Monday after utility contractors hit a water main. That incident lowered water pressure below standards.

The water tests show the water is now safe to consume without boiling.