.

Boil Water Notice Lifted

The Tampa Water Department says its water has tested safe for consumption.

Temple Terrace area residents who have been boiling their water since Friday can ease up on the precaution.

The City of Tampa Water Department has given the all-clear on the boil water notice it issued on Friday, Feb. 22. The notice was issued after the water department’s main treatment plant suffered a power outage, possibility causing contamination in the drinking water supply.

Tests, however, have shown that the water is safe for consumption, a Tampa Water Department media release said.

“The City of Tampa sincerely appreciates all customers' patience as we worked to fully restore water service following a power failure at our water treatment facility,” wrote Brad Baird, the water department’s director, in the release.

The boil water notice included most customers of the Tampa Water Department and some served by Hillsborough County. The county has yet to lift its restrictions, according to its website.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »