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Cherokee County COVID-19 Confirmation - March 27, 2020

The City of Wells in Cherokee County Texas has one confirmed case of COVID-19 in our community.Ci... [more...]

City Business Postponement - March 23, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mayor of Wells has postponed the following: April 13, 2020, ... [more...]

Reminder For City of Wells Utility Customers - March 19, 2020

It is very important NOT to flush any wipes down the commode into our sewer system. This includes... [more...]

Wells Homecoming Canelled - March 19, 2020

The Wells Community Homecoming scheduled April 4, 2020, has been POSTPONED only. This event will ... [more...]

City Hall Closure Information - March 18, 2020

Effective Thursday, March 18, 2020, Wells City Hall will be closed to the public. The employee... [more...]

Payment Alert - October 19, 2018

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TCEQ Customer Service Inspection-New Construction

Before continuous water service for new construction is established, Texas law requires an inspection of the private water-distribution system as a way to ensure that the water is safe to drink. This type of customer service inspection is required in Title 30 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Subsection 290.46(j).
All the rules in 30 TAC 290, Subchapter D, are administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). These rules are contained in the TCEQ publication, Rules, and Regulations for Public Water Systems, RG-195.

The purpose of a customer service inspection is to identify whether one of two potential sources of contamination exists. One is a cross connection—an actual or potential connection between a drinking water supply and a possible source of contamination or pollution. The other potential source of contamination is lead plumbing materials.

Customer Service Inspections Requirements