OCALA, Fla. — City of Ocala Water Resources officials have rescinded a precautionary boil water advisory affecting SW First Avenue to Sanchez Avenue between Fort King and SE 12th Street.
What You Need To Know
- A precautionary boil water notice has been rescinded for part of Ocala
- The affected area was SW First Avenue to Sanchez between Fort King and SE 12th Street
- The water is now safe to drink, cook with and other normal activities, city officials said
- Tests show no sign of bacteria for two consecutive days, they said
The original notice was released April 18 because of possible contamination of drinking water due to a system malfunction and a main break at SE Third Avenue.
The water is now safe to drink, cook with, and carry out all normal daily activities, city officials said.
The lines in the affected area were flushed, and several samples were collected, city water resources officials said.
Tests show the water has had no sign of bacteria for two consecutive days, and the chlorine residual meets regulatory standards, city officials said.
If you have questions, call Ocala's Water Resources department at 352-351-6775.