Monday, May 7, 2012
Testing results are good, so the warning has expired.
The precautionary boil water notice for City of Tampa water customers affected by the transmission break on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard has been lifted. The Tampa Water Department says test results returned over two consecutive days confirm that water being provided to affected customers is safe to drink. “The City of Tampa sincerely appreciates all customers' patience as we worked to fully restore water service,” the department said in a release. Water service was restored this weekend to all customers affected by Friday's outage. Residents north of Fowler Avenue and other customers who experienced a loss of pressure or service interruption were asked to begin boiling their water on Friday. The precaution applied to all water used for …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Ninety percent of North Tampa customers affected by the water main rupture should have water again tonight. The rest will be incrementally restored by morning.
Got water yet? If not, you will by morning. Tampa Water Department crews are working to connect the newly completed segment of replacement transmission main along Bruce B. Downs to restore water service to approximately 90 percent of the customers affected by a water main rupture in New Tampa earlier today. According to a news release, crews will continue to work throughout the evening and expect to incrementally restore water service to all customers by early tomorrow. Take Precautions Customers with restored service are encouraged to remove aerators and flush their plumbing at outdoor spigots and faucets if their water appears cloudy or if they experience low pressure, the release states. All locations north of Fowler Avenue will …
A water main break on Bruce B. Downs prompted the notice.
Update, 9:02 p.m.: We're hearing from the Tampa Water Department that water should be restored around 10 p.m. tonight. Let other Patch readers know when your neighborhood goes back online by commenting below. Earlier: The Tampa Water Department has issued a boil water notice for customers located north of Fowler Avenue. The notice was prompted by the water main break that took place on Bruce B. Down earlier today. That break has added to already heavy traffic on Bruce B. Downs and led to the closing of the New Tampa YMCA for today and possibly tomorrow. "The rupture of a water main in north Tampa has affected a large portion of Tampa's water service area," a water department media release said. "Customers may be experiencing a loss or drop…
Friday, January 6, 2012
Workers are unsure how long the road will remain closed.
North Riverhills Drive is closed from Druid Hills Road to Bannockburn Avenue in both directions due to a water main break, according to a press release from the City of Temple Terrace. The city is uncertain what caused the break Friday morning, the release states. Three or four homes are temporarily without water as workers examine the extent of the problem, however, officials expect minimal disruption to the rest of the neighborhood, said Mike Darrow, deputy director of Public Works’ Water and Sewer Division in the release. Darrow said workers are unsure how long the road will be closed or how long repairs to the pipeline will take, according to the release. Stay with Patch for updates as they become available.