Contact the City of Holtville
356-2912 during business hours
356-2991 after hours
City of Holtville Water Treatment Plant will be temporarily
approximately 6 AM. Every attempt is being made to limit the duration of the shut-down, and
minimize any inconveniences.
Upon restoration of service, there should be no significant change in water quality. However, if
you see a noticeable change in water conditions, the City of Holtville and the California
Department of Public Health recommend the following safety guidelines:
1. If the water looks cloudy or dirty, you should not drink it. Upon return of normal water
service, you should flush the hot and cold water lines until the water appears clear and the
water quality returns to normal.
2. If you are concerned about the water quality or are uncertain of its safety, you may add
eight drops of household bleach to one gallon of water and let it sit for 30 minutes or
alternatively, if you are able, water can be boiled for one minute at a rolling boil to ensure
3. Use of home treatment devices does not guarantee the water supply is safe after low
4. Do not be alarmed if you experience higher than normal chlorine concentrations in your
water supply since the California Department of Health Services is advising public water
utilities to increase chlorine residuals in areas subject to low pressure or outages.
5. The California Department of Health Services has also advised public water systems to
increase the bacteriological water quality monitoring of the distribution system in areas
subject to low pressure. They may be collecting samples in your area to confirm that the
water remains safe. You will be advised if the sampling reveals a water quality problem.
6. Should you have any questions or concerns, please call 356-2991 (after hours), or 356-
2912 (during working hours).