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Posted on: September 10, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Mandatory Boil Water Alert In Place City-wide: Update #2

Boil Water Alert

A boil water order is still in effect for all of the City of Hollywood. The City's Department of Public Utilities issued the mandatory boil water alert for all residents and business owners in the City of Hollywood effective 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, September 10th. Boil water for drinking purposes until further notice. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water.  Bring all water to a rolling boil for one minute. Only boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, hand-washing dishes, and food preparation.

The City’s Water Treatment Plant experienced a significant drop in pressure during the storm.  As a result of this drop in pressure, the City is advising all  property owners to boil their water for drinking purposes until further notice. Three water main breaks were identified as having the source of the pressure loss. Crews repaired these lines on Monday, September 11.   Water sampling and testing are underway.  Once test results come back as clear, (testing takes 24 hours) the boil water alert will be lifted.  


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