The purpose of this notification is to inform you that effective Thursday, August 21, 2014, due to a water main break, a loss of water pressure has been experienced. Therefore as a precaution, the City of Haines City is issuing a boil water notice for Elizabeth Avenue, 10th Street to 14th Street in Haines City.
This precautionary measure is designed to protect the safety and public health of our community. Please note, that in the event you are ever in the impacted area our Staff goes door-to-door, as well as issues door hangers in order to inform those in the affected area of the precautionary measures that should be taken.
Our goal is to restore services as quickly and safely as possible in the impacted area. The precautionary measures that should be adhered to are as follows: all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes need to be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. As an alternative, bottled water may be used.
Water Main Break
Elizabeth Avenue, 10th Street to 14th Street
This precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until the situation is corrected. At the completion of the bacteriological survey, and the water is again safe to consume without a rolling boil, our Staff will go door-to-door to inform the public. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we are working tirelessly to resolve this issue quickly and safely. Should you have any further questions, please contact our Water Distribution Office at (863) 660-2275.