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Water boil order issued for more than 2 million

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT KTRK; NO ACCESS HOUSTON MARKET; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKS++SOUNDBITES SEPARATED BY WHITE FLASH++KTRK - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT KTRK; NO ACCESS HOUSTON MARKET; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKSHouston - 28 November 2022HEADLINE TEXT: Water boil order for more than 2 million in Houston.1. SOUNDBITE (English) Mayor Sylvester Turner, (D) Houston:"At 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning, the East Water Purification plants one and two lost power. At 10:50, plant three lost power. And these are the three plants located inside the East Water Purification Plant."++WHITE FLASH++2. SOUNDBITE (English) Mayor Sylvester Turner, (D) Houston:"Further investigation by the Houston Water found that two transformers at plant one went offline due to a ground trip and current, current overload."++WHITE FLASH++3. SOUNDBITE (English) Mayor Sylvester Turner, (D) Houston:"All the samples arrived at Houston water labs by 9:45 this morning. The samples will then sit and incubate for at least 18 hours, per state regulations."++EDIT ENDS ON A SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE:More than 2 million people in the Houston area were under a boil order notice Monday after a power outage caused low pressure at a water purification plant, officials said.The order means water must be boiled before it's used for cooking, bathing or drinking. Multiple Houston area public and private schools, as well as some local colleges, were closed Monday as a result of the notice, while others made adjustments to provide affected campuses with bottled water and sanitizer. The warning was issued Sunday after a power outage at a water purification plant, the city's public works department said.Testing of the water quality was underway, according to Houston officials.Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said on Twitter that the city believes the water is safe but a boil order was required because water pressure dropped below the required minimum by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. He said water sampling would begin Monday morning, and the boil order could be lifted 24 hours after the city is notified the water is safe.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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