Hurricane Irma: Here’s where bottled water is being handed out
Hurricane Irma: Here’s where bottled water is being handed out.
Four bottled water distribution sites have been set up assist Brevard County residents affected by water issues from Hurricane Irma.
The city of Cocoa, in coordination with the state of Florida, has arranged for the Florida Army National Guard to provide bottled water distribution points for customers affected by the loss of water pressure from Hurricane Irma.
• Cape Canaveral: 8550 Astronaut Blvd.
(northbound lane of Astronaut Boulevard).
• Cocoa Beach: 1500 Minutemen Blvd.
• Merritt Island: 785 E. Merritt Island Causeway (South Sykes Creek Boulevard).
In a statement, the city of Cocoa said: "This is an effort to help provide bottled drinking water to customers, as we work diligently to repair the breaks caused by Hurricane Irma.
The statement reminded people that, within the Cocoa Water Department service area, "even if there is pressure at your home, please remember we are currently still under a precautionary boil water alert for the entire water system."
Affected areas including Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Port St. John, Rockledge, Suntree and Viera, as well as Kennedy Space Center, Patrick Air Force Base and Port Canaveral.