Precautionary boil water advisory issued in Kissimmee
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Toho Water Authority on Monday issued a precautionary boil water advisory to customers served by the Bay Lake Estates Water Treatment Plant.
Affected streets include: Bay Shore Drive Heron Court Mockingbird Avenue Toucan Court Crane Court Peacock Court Flamingo Court Approximately 210 customers are affected by the advisory.
Once water is restored, residents should boil their water prior to consumption (drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes).
Under a precautionary boil water advisory, water used for consumption can be disinfected by any one of the following methods: Bringing the water to a rolling boil and holding it there for one (1) minute.
If you cannot boil water, you should put eight (8) drops of common household bleach which is about 1/8th teaspoon, into one (1) gallon of tap water, then shake it, and allow it to stand for 30 minutes before drinking.
There should be a slight chlorine odor.
Using water purification tablets or iodine that many sports and camping stores sell.
You can also buy commercial bottled water for consumption and food preparation.
Tap water may be used for showering, baths, shaving and washing.
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