FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The city of Fort Lauderdale has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for Victoria Park following a water main break.
According to city officials, the break happened when a contractor doing work in the vicinity of NE 4 Street and NE 7 Avenue struck a 12-inch water main.READ MORE: Storms Causing Flight Delays At South Florida Airports
The advisory, which stretches from NE 2nd Street to NE 5th Street between NE 7th Avenue and NE 9th Avenue, will remain in effect until tests show the water is safe to drink.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 5,520 New Cases, 9 Deaths Reported On Sunday
Residents should boil water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient.
The break is not too far from the area that’s been dealing with a series of sewage main breaks over the past several weeks.MORE NEWS: Former President Trump Targets McConnell, Pence During Speech To GOP Donors
However, Wednesday’s incident is not related to any of those problems.