Boil water advisory still in effect for areas of Apopka after water main damaged


APOPKA, Fla. - A precautionary boil water notice is still in effect for certain parts of Apopka, city officials said. 

A damaged water main in the area of East William Avenue and Virginia Street prompted the city of Apopka to issue the boil water advisory on Friday.

The city estimated that about 600 water customers were affected by the damaged water main.

According to information from the city, the main was damaged near the intersection by a private contractor just before 6 p.m.

City utility workers were at the scene to assess the damage and begin making emergency repairs.

The areas affected by the water main break include:

Mount Plymouth Lakes Subdivision
Crows Ranch Subdivision
Kelly Park Hills Subdivision
E. Kelly Park Road
Sycamore Street
Cedar Street
Pine Street
Oak Street
Holly Street
Earl's Lane
Rock Springs Road (north of Simon Avenue)
W. Kelly Park Road (east of Kelly Park Hills Subdivision)
Anton Avenue
Florence Street
Davies Street
Henry Street
Virginia Street

E. & W. William Avenue
E. & W. James Avenue
E. & W. Lewis Avenue
E. & W. Simon Avenue

Until repairs are completed, customers in these areas are urged to boil any water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes.

The boil water advisory will remain in effect for up to three days once repairs are made to the water main.

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