Bartow, Fla. (August 10, 2019) — Polk County Utilities has issued a PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE due to a loss of system pressure during water main repairs in the Christina Lakes subdivision within the Southwest Region Public Water System. Approximately 204 service connections are affected.
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 this area have been flushed.
For any questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact Customer Service at (863) 298- 4100.