JEA issues boil water advisory for some customers

by Sebastian Kitchen, originally posted on September 13, 2016



Update: The JEA boil order was lifted Thursday morning [ Updated Story ].

Earlier Story: JEA is advising certain customers to boil water for drinking and food preparation or to use bottled water.

The utility issued the advisory as a precaution Tuesday afternoon after a water main break. The notice will remain in effect until after the problem has been repaired and after “two consecutive days of satisfactory bacteriological results have been obtained.”

Customers are advised to “bring water to a rolling boil for a minimum of one minute prior to using for drinking, food preparation, or cooking” and to “flush water lines for three minutes after water returns in order to remove any air and possible sediments from the lines.”

The advisory is for the customers in the following areas:

■ Nocatee (including residents, businesses, and schools)

■ Bartram Springs Community — South of 14538 Cherry Lake Drive W. and 14499 Cherry Lake Drive E.

■ Bartram Springs Elementary School

■ The Reserve at Bartram Springs

■ Cypress Trace Community

■ Businesses at the Promenade Plaza — Everest Lane

■ Racetrack Road — East of Bartram Park Boulevard to Philips Highway (U.S. 1)

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