Boil water advisory issued for parts of Ponte Vedra Beach

originally posted on August 29, 2016


PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Parts of South Ponte Vedra Beach are under a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice following a traffic incident involving a fire hydrant.

According to JEA, a vehicle struck a fire hydrant Monday morning at 2901 South Ponte Vedra Boulevard. A boil water advisory was issued at 1:45 a.m. for those living on South Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach between 2493-3103.

Other areas affected by the water main break are homes on Turtle Shores Drive, Beachside Drive and Yellow Bill Lane.

JEA advises that customers should bring water to a rolling boil for a minimum of one minute prior to use for drinking, food preparation and cooking. It is also recommended that you flush water lines for three minutes after water returns.

According to JEA, the advisory will remain in effect until the problem has been corrected and two consecutive days of acceptable bacteriological results have been obtained.

For more information you can reach out to JEA Customer Service at 904-665-6000.

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