Friday, April 19, 2013
The City of Gulfport says water is safe to drink following a water main break on Wednesday.
The boil notice for specific neighborhoods in Gulfport has been lifted, according to the city. On Friday, city officials released a notice to affected residents stating the following information: THE April 17, 2013 "PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE" IS HEREBY RESCINDED FOLLOWING THE FLUSHING OF IMPACTED AREA AND THE SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF THE BACTERIOLOGICAL SURVEY SHOWING THAT THE WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. On Wednesday a water main break at 58th St. S affected the Seaside Villa Apartments and Michael J. Yakes Recreation Complex. The city advised residents in the affected area to boil water before using. If residents have any questions about their water quality, please call the Public Works Department, 727-893-1089. …
Friday, December 24, 2010
According to the City of Gulfport's website, residents in Gulfport do not have to boil water.
Pinellas County officials have issued a Mandatory Boil Water Warning for all Pinellas County Utilities Customers south of Belleair Road. According to the City of Gulfort's website, residents in the city do not have to boil water. The message states that the city purchases water from the city of St. Petersburg, not Pinellas County Utilities.
Officials urge residents to limit water usage and boil water due to a water main break in Largo Thursday night.
A 48-inch water main break in Largo forced officials to issue a Mandatory Boil Water Warning in South Pinellas County including all Pinellas County Utilities customers south of Belleair Road. Boiling water will prevent contamination and kill harmful bacteria and parasites (freezing will not disinfect water). Bring water to a full rolling boil for at least one minute to kill most infectious organisms (germs). For areas without power, disinfect the tap water by adding eight drops - about 1/8 teaspoon - of plain unscented household bleach per gallon of water and allow the water to stand for 30 minutes. If the water is cloudy, repeat the procedure. Use a container that has a cap or cover for disinfecting and storing water to be used for …