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Houston under water boil notice after power failure

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Over 2 million Houston residents are under a water boil notice after a power outage Sunday affected a water treatment plant, officials said.
The water pressure dropped below the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s required minimum of 20 PSI during a power outage at the East Water Purification Plant around 10:30 a.m. local time, according to the agency. Houston schools were closed Monday because of the order.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the water was safe and that the boil order was done to comply with regulations.

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