If you are following the news regarding the “Do Not Use” order for Lake Jackson residents related to the discovery of the Naegleria fowleri in that city’s drinking water system, it’s understandable to have questions about the safety of our local drinking water. Below are some facts about this specific amoeba, as well as what the cities of Bryan and College Station are doing to ensure the safety of your water supply.
Bryan residents may see contract workers in neighborhoods over the next several months as part of the City of Bryan’s Sanitary Sewer Overflow Initiative agreement with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Beginning Sept. 16, 2020, contractors from Pipeline Analysis will be conducting manhole inspections for the city’s sanitary sewer system bordered by the following streets:
- Carter Creek
- Sul Ross
- East Villa Maria
Some inspections may occur on private property, where manholes are located. Residents do not need to be present during inspections. Contractors will be identifiable, and their vehicles will be marked.
Anyone with questions should contact the City of Bryan Public Works Call Center, 979.209.5900.