Beeville ISD cancels classes/city back under water boil notice
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Update 10:30 a.m.

City council has scheduled an emergency meeting at 11:30 a.m. in the council chambers.

Update Wednesday 7 a.m.

Both BISD and Coastal Bend College have cancelled classes for the day.

Update 6:25 a.m.

Because of the water situation, Beeville ISD has canceled classes today (Dec. 4).

Update 8:30 p.m.

Notice from city this evening states to expect "minimal water pressure by Wednesday morning." Obviously the boil notice remains in effect.

Update 6:49 p.m.

BISD is still evaluating the situation. Some campuses do not have enough water pressure. Officials will check early Wednesday morning and make a decision then.

Update: 6:30 p.m.

According to Coastal Bend College, "The CBC Beeville campus will resume normal business hours and classes tomorrow, December 4."

Update 3:50 p.m.

A combination of water line breaks and a plugged filter at the pumping station seems to be the problem behind the lack of water flowing through the city's pipes.

The city is working to get everything fixed. No one has given a time frame as to when water flow would return to normal.

Also, no word yet as to whether school will resume Wednesday at BISD

Update 10:20 a.m.

BISD has released some, if not all, schools for the day. Parents should contact the school to determine if their child should be picked up.

Update 9:47 a.m.

St. Mary's Academy Charter School has also canceled classes for the day because of the water situation.

Updated: 9:37 a.m.

Classes at Coastal Bend College in Beeville have been canceled for the day because of the water issues.

"CBC is working to accommodate all affected CBC Benton Hall and CBC apartment residents during this time," school officials report.

BEEVILLE – The city of Beeville sent an automated message to residents this morning to boil water before use.

According to an automated message sent this morning, the city is experiencing “pressure and supply difficulties at the plant.”

We will have more on this when information is available.
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