Water main repaired that required overnight shutdown for some parts of Fort Lauderdale Beach

City announces precautionary boil water advisory

Crews in Fort Lauderdale working to repair a recent water break

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


for Properties in Shaded Area on Updated Map Below

At 11 p.m. Saturday, August 29, water service to the properties highlighted will be temporarily shut down to allow crews to complete repair work during the overnight hours. Water service is expected to be restored to the area by 5 a.m. Sunday, August 30. (WPLG)