MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A precautionary boil water notice has been lifted in the City of Margate and areas south of Coconut Creek Parkway.
On November 20th, a power outage temporarily affected water testing systems at their water treatment plant, officials said, prompting the precautionary notice.READ MORE: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized in US 27 crash involving 18-wheeler
At the time all residents were urged to boil all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes.READ MORE: South Florida’s international airports expecting major increase in Memorial Day weekend travel
The advisory was lifted after bacteriological testing samples confirmed the water is safe to drink.MORE NEWS: South Florida mom charged after baby left in bathtub dies while she went to get her nails done
Those affected should allow water to run for five minutes at each tap to flush the lines with safe water and remember to discard the first batch of ice from ice bins.