A limited number of precautionary boil water notices have been issued in St. Johns County, affecting less than 1,500 customers. A water main break in the City of St. Augustine will affect an as-yet-undetermined number of city utility customers in the coming days.
• St. Johns County Utility Department has issued precautionary boil water notices for 101–132 Old Ponte Vedra Drive in Ponte Vedra Beach, and 1900–1945 Abercrombie Lane in the Walden Chase neighborhood. These advisories affect less than 50 customers. An updated map of boil water notices for Utility Department customers is available at www.co.st-johns.fl.us/Calendars+/utility.aspx.
• JEA has active boil water advisories in the following areas of South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach. These notices affect approximately 1,300 customers: 2300 South Ponte Vedra Blvd. to 4400 Coastal Highway (SR A1A), Beachside subdivision, Yellow Bill subdivision, Tides Edge subdivision, Turtle Shores subdivision, Ocean Grande/Serenata Beach condominiums, Beachwalk/Kingston Dunes subdivision, and South Beach subdivision. Visit www.jea.com/Outage_Center/Water_Notices/ for the latest advisories from the JEA coverage area.
• Crews from the City of St. Augustine Public Works Department have successfully isolated a water main break on San Marco Avenue to utility customers in the area bordered by Old Mission Avenue, U.S. 1, Sanchez Avenue and the Matanzas River. When water service is restored, customers in the affected area will be under a boil water notice until further notice. For status updates, visit the city’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CityStAug.
Residents who receive a notice should boil (for one minute) all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes. The advisory will remain in effect until lab tests show that the water is safe to drink and an official retraction notice is posted, typically a minimum of two days. For more information, please call the St. Johns County Emergency Management hotline at (904) 824-5550 or visit www.sjcfl.us/hurricane.