Citywide water outage set for Tuesday in Rising Star

RISING STAR, Texas -- There will be a citywide water outage Tuesday in Rising Star.

The public works department will cut off the water at 10 a.m. to repair a water main leak.

According to city officials, the leak was discovered Monday when water started seeping up from the ground.

It could take up to seven hours to fix the leak. During that time. No one will have running water.

As a result, Rising Star ISD is closed Tuesday.

After the water is turned back on, a boil water notice will be in place until clean samples come back the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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