FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – As city of Fort Lauderdale crews performed emergency repairs to a damaged water main in the area of 500 Seabreeze Boulevard on Fort Lauderdale Beach, customers in the vicinity of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard south to Holiday Drive, did not have water service from 11 p.m. Saturday to around 5 a.m. Sunday.
The temporary shut down was to allow crews to complete the repair work during overnight hours.
While the repairs werebeing made, one southbound lane of Seabreeze Boulevard in the vicinity of SE 5th Street was closed.
The City of Fort Lauderdale also announced a precautionary boil water notice effective Saturday, Aug. 29 at 11 p.m.
The general boundaries of the precautionary boil water notice are as follows:
North: Las Olas Boulevard
South: Holiday Drive
East: Northbound A1A
West: The west side of Seabreeze Boulevard from Las Olas Boulevard south to Holiday Drive
The precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until two consecutive days of passing test results are received, according to the city.
Residents are advised that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing dishes be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. As an alternative, bottled water may be used.
Residents with questions can call Fort Lauderdale’s 24-Hour Neighbor Call Center at (954) 828-8000.
To view more info about the boil water advisory, visit https://bit.ly/2SzfyvM.
Precautionary Boil Water Notice
EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 AT 11 PM
for Properties in Shaded Area on Updated Map Below