There is a precautionary boil advisory issued on the afternoon of 7/31/20 for the West High Zone of the City of Lawton. This is the area bound by 61st Street on the east, 82nd Street on the west, Bishop Road on the south, and Rogers Lane on the north. Click here to see the map of advisory area.

The notice below is being published by the City of Lawton in accordance with Department of Environmental Quality requirements:

Due to low pressure in the water system and the potential for contamination as a result of this situation, the drinking water supplied by City of Lawton may be unsafe for human consumption in the West High Zone. As a precaution, it is advised that the consumers of the West High Zone water system bring water to a full rolling boil for one minute before consumption or use for food preparation. Water is still safe to shower or bathe in. See additional information, instruction and guidelines as issued by the CDC here.

This advisory will remain in effect until Bac-T samples determine that water is safe to be consumed, which is estimated to be 18-24 hours. An additional notice will be disseminated when water is deemed safe for consumption.

Questions concerning this situation should be addressed to City of Lawton Water Treatment Plant at (580)-529-2703 or publicutilities@lawtonok.gov. If you're needing additional information click here to view FAQs on this situation.