Palm Bay Utilities Department Issues Rescission for Precautionary Boil Water Notice

By  //  March 6, 2019

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notice impacted area from Minton Road east to I-95

Due to damage caused by Hurricane Matthew the Cocoa Utilities Department has issued a Boil Water Notice for residents in Merritt Island, Cocoa Beach and Cape Canaveral.

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Palm Bay Utilities Department has issued a rescission for the precautionary boil water notice impacting the area from Minton Road east to I-95, between the C-75 canal (Peckham Street/Haftez Street) to the north and the C-1 canal (Hurst Road/Hunan Street) to the south that was originally issued on Monday, March 4.

The precautionary boil water notice was lifted following satisfactory bacteriological survey results indicating that water quality is at or above acceptable standards and safe to drink.

A small number of residences remain under a localized precautionary boil water notice as Palm Bay Utilities works to address an issue in the water distribution system.

\Palm Bay Utilities representatives visited the affected homes today to speak with customers or leave an informational door hanger.

The impacted addresses are:

  • 502 to 586  Hyder Street
  • 671 and 700 Emerson Drive NE
  • 902, 903, 914, 915, and 927 Nele Avenue NE

Residents under the precautionary boil water notice are reminded that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing dished be boiled prior to use.

A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. Bottled water may be used as an alternative.

This precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until the problem has been corrected and a bacteriological survey shows that the water is safe to drink.

Affected customers will be notified once a rescission has been issued and the boil water notice has been lifted.

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