Orange County

Eatonville mayor says town’s water is now safe to use after contamination issues

EATONVILLE, Fla. — The mayor of Eatonville now says the water system has finally passed all state-level requirements.


This means for the first time in several years, residents can now safely use, drink and shower with their running water.

The mayor made the announcement Wednesday in a letter to residents.

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She said the town is working with Florida’s Environmental Protection Agency to prepare a formal notice to residents.

Channel 9 is working to gather more information and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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