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Ft. Lauderdale Issues Precautionary Boil Water Notice

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A boil water notice is in effect for Lighthouse Point residents until Sunday morning. (Source: AP)

A boil water notice is in effect for Lighthouse Point residents until Sunday morning. (Source: AP)

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBS4)- A precautionary boil water notice was issued in a two block area in eastern Fort Lauderdale Saturday evening.

The City of Fort Lauderdale Public Works Department and the Broward County Public Health Department issued the notice for all City of Fort Lauderdale water customers in a two block area in eastern Fort Lauderdale. The boundaries for the notice are as follows:

  • Northern boundary – N.E. 29th Street
  • Southern boundary – N.E. 28th Street
  • Eastern boundary – the west side of A1A/N. Ocean Boulevard
  • Western boundary – Intracoastal Waterway

The notice is being issued as a result of a 6-inch water main break that occurred on N.E. 33rd Avenue between N.E. 28th and N.E. 29th Streets this afternoon.

The precautionary boil water notice will be in effect until further notice, the department said.

All tap water used for drinking, brushing teeth, cooking or other consumption should be brought to a rapid boil for at least one minute. Tap water is okay to use as is for washing and bathing.

For more information, please contact the 24-Hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000 or online at www.fortlauderdale.gov/customerservice.

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