FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been issued for a section of Ft. Lauderdale.

Due to private contractors who accidentally broke a water line, businesses and residents along Fiesta Way (NE 20th Avenue), from Las Olas Boulevard to the Rio Barcelona Canal are under a precautionary boil water notice.

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Those who live and work in the impacted area are advised that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing dishes be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute should be sufficient.

The water is just fine for bathing, laundry and irrigation. All fixtures should be run for several minutes to clear the lines.

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Ft. Lauderdale officials said the boil water notice will remain in effect until it is safe to drink.

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