Posted by Rachel Leigh email
RIVIERA BEACH (CITY OF RIVIERA BEACH UTILITY DISTRICT) - The boil water order issued Monday, September 8 has been extended for another 24 hours.
UPDATE, FRI 11 AM: The extension is in response to an inconclusive water quality test result late Thursday afternoon. As a precautionary measure, Utility District managers made the decision to extend the boil order.
The boil water order is now expected to be lifted on Friday, September 12 at 8:05 PM.
PREVIOUSLY: The Boil Water Order is now expected to be lifted on Friday, September 12 at 8:05 PM.City of Riviera Beach officials have issued a boil water order for portions of the western part of the city's utility service area.
The area affected is the north and south side of Blue Heron Boulevard from I-95 west to Military Trail.
Business customers in this area include McDonalds, Burger King and Denny's. The residential area affected is Palm Lake Estates Mobile Home Park.
A contractor working on the I-95 reconstruction project accidentally broke a water main at approximately 5:30 PM Monday. The Boil Water Order is a result of that action. Repairs could take as little as three to four hours to as long as 24 hours.
The 72-hour boil water order will be in effect when repairs to the water main are completed.