BOIL WATER ADVISORY
FORT PIERCE, FL April 1, 2019 - A contractor hit an 8 inch water main on Oleander Boulevard today. Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for all customers in the following boundaries:
North - Weatherbee Road
South - Saeger Avenue
East - Buchanan Drive
West - Palmetto Avenue
Customers within these boundaries will need to boil all water until further notice. Customers will be notified of any changes via media, social media and FPUA.com. This advisory is issued as a precaution. If you have any questions, contact Fort Pierce Utilities Authority at (772) 466-1600.
FPUA recommends that you follow the Environmental Protection Agency guidelines for boiling water listed below:
- Use bottled water.
- If you don't have bottled water, you should boil water to make it safe. Boil the water for one minute, let it cool, and store it in clean containers with covers.
- If you can't boil water, you can disinfect it using household bleach. Add 1/8 teaspoon (or 8 drops) of regular, unscented, liquid household bleach for each gallon of water, stir it well and let it stand for 30 minutes before you use it. Store disinfected water in clean containers with covers.