Bartow, Fla. (March 13, 2019) — 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 Copperstone Circle to Heather Glynne Road North in the Imperial Lakes subdivision in the Southwest Region Public Water System.
This affects about 42 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.