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Busted water main leads to precautionary boil water notice issued for Ponte Vedra

9:50 PM, Sep 16, 2013   |    comments
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Due to a water main break, a recautionary Boil Water Notice has been issued in Ponte Vedra Beach for an area serviced by the St. Johns County Utility Department.

The boil notice will impact an estimated 500 residences for a minimum of two days. 

The areas affected include the Condominiums of: Rough Creek Villas, Section E 9749-9797, Quail Point 1 and 2, Sawgrass Racquet Club, Windemere, Hallmark, Surf Villas and Beach Club Villas.  Roads include: Tifton Cove Road North and South, Deer Run Drive, Deer Run Lane, Deer Run Drive South, Ponte Vedra Boulevard Even #s 894-1106, Ponte Vedra Boulevard Odd #s 1109-891, Isle Way Drive, Monte Diego Drive, Spinnakers Reach Drive, Summer Place, and Ocean Ridge Court.

Areas may be added as the repairs unfold.

Crews are on-site repairing the lines. Signs will be posted at the entrance of the subdivisions affected by the Boil Water Notice.

Under the Precautionary Boil Water Notice, all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes should be boiled first. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. As an alternative bottled water may be used.

The Precautionary Boil Water Notice will remain in effect until lab tests show that the water is safe to drink and a retraction notice is posted.

Citizens may call the Boil Water Notice Hotline at (904) 209-2731 for updated information or visit the website at www.sjcutility.us.

Retraction signs will also be posted once the notice is rescinded.

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