Broken Arrow not under boil water advisory despite 'smelly' water

VIDEO: Tap water in Broken Arrow still smelly

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • The City of Broken Arrow is seeing reports of a foul smell coming from the water in people's homes.
  • The city said it is increasing its water pretreatment operations in response to the reports.
  • Customers are supposed to see an improvement in the next few days.
  • Despite the "musty/algae smell and taste" the city is not under a boil water order.
  • The Broken Arrow Police Department posted on its Facebook page that there is no boil water advisory at this time, but citizens can voluntarily boil their water if they want.
  • Police said the water has been tested and is safe to drink.
  • Anyone who notices the water is discolored is asked to notify Broken Arrow police so they can contact the appropriate people.

The City of Broken Arrow addressed the issue at a news conference at Monday morning:

Content Continues Below
UPDATE on foul smell and taste of Broken Arrow water

The City of Broken Arrow holding a news conference after reports of foul-smelling and tasting water.

Posted by FOX23 News on Monday, August 13, 2018

Trending Stories

Trending Video