GATESVILLE — Public water was temporarily cut off to the Gatesville area Monday, prompting officials to place portable toilets in front of the Coryell County Courthouse and causing residents to stock up on bottled water.

By the afternoon, workers started connecting a portable 2400-kilowatt generator to the city’s disabled intake structure at Belton Lake to restore water service to 20,000 customers in and around Gatesville, Assistant City Manager Luis Lobo said.

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