Do not drink water advisory issued for Frio County community

Residents who use Derby Water System affected

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DERBY, Texas – A do not drink water advisory has been issued for the community of Derby in Frio County.

Residents who rely on the Derby Water System are affected by the advisory until further notice, according to a Facebook post.

Bottled water should be used for:

  • Drinking and cooking
  • Brushing teeth
  • Washing fruits, vegetables
  • Preparing food
  • Making baby formula
  • Making ice
  • Giving water to pets

The Facebook post didn’t indicate why the advisory was issued, but numerous water systems in the San Antonio area have been affected by the ongoing drought.

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