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Boil water notice issued for Crystal Springs area

Pasco County Utilities issued a boiled water notice for its customers in Crystal Springs after storms knocked a generator off line.

Spokeswoman Sue Chase said the notice is part of a standard procedure whenever a generator loses power.

The notice will continue until "normal water service is restored and a bacteriological survey shows that the water is safe for drinking and cooking," she wrote in a statement released Thursday afternoon.

Until the notice is lifted, the utility is urging residents to bring water to a rolling boil for at least a minute before using it. The utility company also recommends turning off ice makers, discarding ice made within the last two hours and cleaning ice trays.

Boil water notice issued for Crystal Springs area 08/22/13 [Last modified: Thursday, August 22, 2013 3:37pm]
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