Sewer overflows in Plano, city's drinking water not affected

A sewer overflow in Plano has exceeded 100,000 gallons of wastewater, according to a release from the city.

The release said Plano’s drinking water is safe. The overflow, at 5501 West Plano Parkway, began at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.

People who use private water wells located within one half-mile of the overflow site are encouraged to use only distilled water or water boiled at a rolling boil for at least one minute for all personal uses. Private water well users should have their wells tested and disinfected, if needed, per the release.