Marion County drops precautionary boil water notice

Notice issued due to loss of water pressure at treatment facility Monday

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – The precautionary boil water notice issued Monday has been dropped, according to county officials.

The notice was issued due to the loss of water pressure at a water treatment facility.

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County officials said the following communities were affected:

  • Spruce Creek North
  • Woods and Meadows East
  • Oakcrest Estates
  • Emerald Point
  • Sandy Pines
  • Cherrywood
  • Forest Glen
  • Whispering Pines
  • Ocala Waterways Estates
  • Marco Polo
  • Kingsland Country Estates

Officials said a test of the water showed it is safe to drink.

The notice called for residents to boil water used for brushing teeth, cooking, drinking, making ice or washing dishes for at least a minute before using, according to officials.

County officials said water used for laundry, bathing and showering did not need to be boiled.

Anyone with questions can contact the county’s utility line at 352-307-6000.


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