WHERE TO FIND WATER

  • How do I get water this morning?

     

    • Aqua Texas will have a distribution point Sunday at noon at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church located at 1175 Isla Avenue in Beaumont. They will be bringing a tanker truck to fill up large water drums. This will not be bottled water. Please bring your own containers, and the staff will fill them.

    • Sears in Beaumont is selling 35-packs of bottled water for $3.99, with a limit of four per person. Sears said it had a "large supply."

    • Cathedral Church in Beaumont will be a distribution point AFTER 1 p.m. Saturday. Please do not come early, long lines will block supply trucks which have not yet arrived.

    • Wal-Mart located at 8585 Memorial Blvd in Port Arthur is open as of 9 a.m. Friday and has a limited supply of water.

    • CVS on College Street has water and supplies.  Long lines as of 7:45 a.m. Friday

    • Walmart supercenter on Dowlen Road has water as of 7:48 a.m. Friday

    • Dollar Tree on Stagg Drive in Beaumont has water as of 7:48 a.m. Friday

    • HEB off of College Street has water as of 7:45 a.m. Friday

    • Food Bank located at 3845 MLK in Beaumont -- 2 cases of water per car between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. for the duration of the water shortage. Those coming for water must remain in their cars and follow the instruction of organizing Food Bank staff and volunteers. Source: http://bit.ly/2vxy7rJ

    • Walmart in Jasper is open and has limited water according to Emergency management

    • Lowes on 190 in the City of Jasper has water as of 8 a.m. Friday according emergency management.

    • Grocery on 255 has breakfast food according to emergency management.


     

    What about city water?

     

    • City of Beaumont officials at 8:45 a.m. Friday said some customers have water service, but will need to boil their water. A statement from the city says, “City of Beaumont crews and private industries have been working around the clock to restore water service. Customers with water are reminded to refer to the boil water notice.”

    • The City of Port Neches says there are no interruptions to water service expected.

    • Port Arthur City Councilman Harold Doucet Sr. said water will not be turned off in Port Arthur.

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