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Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued for Del Webb Orlando subdivision


Published on Oct 16, 2020


Bartow, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2020) — Polk County Utilities has issued a Department of Health required “PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE” due to a loss of pressure for customers located in from Del Webb Orlando subdivision in the Northeast Region Public Water System near Davenport.

This affects about 180 customers due to a main line break causing a loss of system pressure. This notice was issued via the AlertPolk telephonic notification system.

As a PRECAUTION, we advise that all water users drink bottled water and/or boil water to a rolling boil for at least one minute for cooking and drinking.

This “PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE” will remain in effect until ongoing water sampling analysis is completed. Polk County Utilities will issue notice rescinding this precautionary measure once satisfactory results have been confirmed (normally after 48 hours).

As a further precaution, the water lines in your area will be flushed.

For questions or concerns regarding this notice you may contact Customer Service at (863) 298-4100.