DEERFIELD BEACH (CBSMiami) – The boil water advisory for the majority of Deerfield Beach issued Friday was rescinded Saturday.
According to the city, all bacterial test results showed no contamination of our drinking water.
The notice was issued for most of the city after the North Broward Regional well field, from which the city gets a portion of its groundwater, detected E. coli (fecal indicators).
The city said it is not responsible for maintenance of that well field. However, the has alerted consumers and is working to fix the problem.
One process control sample, according to city officials, in the well field tested positive for Total Coliform and E. Coli.
The sampling began Thursday.There are approximately 78,000 residents in Deerfield, and according to officials, approximately 60,000 of them were affected.
The areas within Deerfield Beach that were affected by this notice are zip codes 33441, 33442 and only North of SW 15th Street within the zip code 33064.