Update: (March 17, 4:55 p.m.)

The city of Dumas said the boil water notice has been lifted and residents can resume using water as normal. The city said the leak was repaired Thursday afternoon.

Update: (March 15, 12 p.m.)

DUMAS, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Officials with the city of Dumas updated social media to state that the city’s active boil water notice “is due to low water pressure and NOT contamination issues.”

“We are actively working on the leak and have experts coming in to assist,” stated the post, “We will continue to update everyone as soon as new information becomes available.”

Update: (March 15, 8:30 a.m.)

DUMAS, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Officials with the city of Dumas updated social media on Tuesday evening with a notice that, following the water main break on Pecan Ave., a city-wide Boil Water Notice was put into effect to last until further notice.

Those with questions regarding the boil water notice were advised to contact Dumas City Hall, located at 124 West Sixth St., at 806-935-4101.

Original Story:

DUMAS, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the city of Dumas posted on its Facebook page that its water department is currently working on what they call a “massive water leak.”

Provided by the City of Dumas

According to the post, the leak is located in the area of NE Sixth and Pecan. Officials said residents around the area “may experience loss of water services until the leak is contained.

“There is flooding in the area as well, so please use extreme caution when driving in this vicinity,” the post reads.

This is a developing story. MyHighPlains.com will update this article as new information becomes available.

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