Deerfield Beach boil water advisory lifted

by Brooke Baitinger, originally posted on February 05, 2017


PDATED Sunday, 12:45 pm: The boil-water advisory for Deerfield Beach has been lifted, according to the city’s website.

Original story:

The city of Deerfield Beach has issued a boil water advisory to residents in zip codes 33441, 33442 and north of Southwest 15th Street within zip code 33064, an area that encompasses much of the city, according to an alert on the city’s website.

On Feb. 3, a raw water well tested positive for E. Coli, the alert said. The well was taken out of service and is being treated and repaired, but residents in the affected areas should boil water before use through Sunday, the alert said.

Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes and food preparation until further notice.

Those who receive a water bill from Broward County are not affected by the notice, the alert said.

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