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Orange Hill Boil Water Notice Lifted

System: Orange Hill/Sugar Creek
Status: Boil Water Lifted
Cause: Water Main Break
Effective Date: 01/19/2023
Rescission Date: 01/26/2023
Customers Impacted: 110

Updated Post: Thursday, January 26, 7:00 p.m.

The Florida Governmental Utility Authority has rescinded the Boil Water Notice at 2:30 p.m. today.  The water is now safe to drink and all customers have been notified with phone numbers on record by Reverse 911 telephone notification. Customers may now resume water use as desired.


Original Post: Thursday, 1/19/23, 5:00 p.m. 

The Florida Governmental Utility Authority has experienced a 4 inch water main break at 104 Quail Road Location. The break was reported around 1:30pm. The number of affected connections is 110 residents, all of Cotton Tail, Sugar Creek, Grove Ridge and 3020 – 2976 Thorn Hill.

Once repairs are complete, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice Advisory will be in effect, and the advisory will be rescinded once water samples taken to an independent Florida Department of Health-certified laboratory indicate that the water is safe to drink, most likely Saturday, January 21. Door hangers and a Reverse 911 Notification will be provided to affected customers this evening. All customers have been notified.

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