Rumors Are False, Mansfield Water In ‘Nice Form’
This morning some residents in Mansfield began to panic about their water after a textual content message and rumors began circulating a couple of lack of electrical energy to pumps. The textual content informed individuals to fill their tubs with water, in case of an outage. And like most rumors this one began spreading like wildfire. When rumors reached Mansfield City Councilman Casey Lewis, he responded with the next message on social media.
“Mansfield… I don’t know who continues to be spreading the rumors about our water provide however as of 1:25pm on 2/17 we’re nonetheless in nice form. Cease the rumors!
The worst factor that may occur is a sudden spike in demand from individuals in Mansfield filling bathtubs with water. That sudden pointless spike may trigger stress to drop within the water strains. Ought to that occur we will probably be pressured into boil water notices like surrounding cities.
THIS IS NOT NECESSARY AT THIS TIME.
Our water provider continues to be delivering water to our water therapy plant. Their pumps are all operational and so they even have a number of days price of reserve water to ship. Our water therapy plant is operational with full energy and we’ve got mills at our plant. We’ve got loads of reserve clear water in our towers and storage items to satisfy common every day February water calls for. A sudden spike in demand from everybody making an attempt to fill bathtubs unnecessarily on the identical time drops water stress within the strains.
DO NOT PANIC. The Mansfield water provide isn’t like our surrounding communities and we’re in nice form proper now. Proceed operating water in your taps to stop pipes from freezing. Proceed flushing your bathrooms like regular. In the event you really are involved and wish some reserve water, seize some snow from exterior to fill your bathtub.
Your metropolis employees groups have accomplished an ideal job this week throughout the board. Hotter climate is simply across the nook. Hold in there y’all!”
And the Metropolis of Mansfield posted this on their Fb web page: “Mansfield Water Utilities want to reiterate there’s at the moment no disruption in water service to town. We notice that Arlington has issued a boil water notice because of a potential foremost break and elevated consumption. Presently, there isn’t any water boil discover for Mansfield. All of our water towers and floor storage tanks are full, and at the moment have entry to full generator energy on the therapy plant within the occasion of lack of electrical energy. Please be assured there isn’t any must fill tubs or retailer water. We’ll proceed to replace residents on any and all water-related information through social media channels, so please proceed to test again for the most recent information.”
So, take a deep breath Mansfield, don’t consider the rumors & please don’t assist unfold them.