Authorities in one Texas town were scrambling to pass out bottled water on Friday after its water supply reportedly turned black.
This “black water” problem apparently began in Crystal City on Wednesday.
Disturbing photos showed a thick dark liquid coming out of faucets after officials had flushed the water tower to begin a renovation, according to Fox 29.
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Water officials from neighboring San Antonio delivered a 5,000-gallon tank of water on Friday, calling it “the right thing to do” given their own excess water supply.
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They say the tank should be more than enough to supply every household in the area.
Meanwhile, Crystal City officials are assuring residents that the water tower has been restored to normal and no longer runs black.
But they are cautioning residents to boil their tap water until next week, just in case.
Read more on this story, via Fox 29.