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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Indian River Estates

ST  LUCIE COUNTY , FL (treasurecoast.com) –  Due to main water line, St. Lucie County Utility customers in Indian River Estates are under a boil water notice until further notice.

A contractor inadvertently broke a main water line just before 6 p.m. today, causing a water outage to more than 2,000 homes in Indian River Estates. The impacted areas are: Midway Road and U.S. 1 to Midway Road and Sunset Boulevard; Easy Street and U.S. 1 to Easy Street and Yucca Drive and Midway Road and U.S. 1 to Easy Street and U.S. 1. Crews are working to restore water in this neighborhood.

Once water is restored, those impacted residents will be under a 72-hour precautionary, boil water advisory for any water used for drinking or cooking. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. Bottled water may be used as an alternative.

If you have any questions, please contact St. Lucie County Utilities at 772-462-1150.

Update 10/26


FORT PIERCE, FL – October 25, 2021 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is in the process of repairing a water main break near Midway Road. When water is restored, FPUA is issuing a precautionary boil water notice for all customers within the following boundaries:

N – Midway Road
S – Saeger Avenue
E – Regina Drive
W – Palmetto Drive

All water customers within these boundaries should boil their water beginning Monday, October 25, 2021, and continue to do so until this notice is rescinded. For updates to this notice, please visit www.fpua.com<http://www.fpua.com/Business/ProductsAndServices/Water.aspx> or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/teamFPUA<http://www.facebook.com/teamFPUA>.

FPUA recommends that you follow the Environmental Protection Agency guidelines for boiling water listed below:

1.     Use bottled water if it is available.
2.     If you don’t have bottled water, you should boil water to make it safe. Boil the water for one minute, let it cool, and store it in clean containers with covers.
3.     If you can’t boil water, you can disinfect it using household bleach. Add 1/8 teaspoon (or 8 drops) of regular, unscented, liquid household bleach for each gallon of water, stir it well and let it stand for 30 minutes before you use it. Store disinfected water in clean containers with covers.

For additional information, please visit our website at www.fpua.com<http://www.fpua.com/Home/ProductsAndServices/Water.aspx> or https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/emergency-disinfection-drinking-water.

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