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Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for New Tampa

Construction activity in the area is blamed on decreased water pressure.

From the Tampa Water Department:

City of Tampa Water Department customers in the New Tampa area may have experienced a temporary decrease in water pressure this afternoon as a result of construction activity in the area. Full water pressure was restored to the area shortly afterwards.

The potentially affected area was east of I-275, west of Morris Bridge Road, north of Dona Michelle Drive and south of County Line Road.

As a precaution, and in conjunction with Health Department guidance, the city of Tampa recommends customers in the area:

  • Flush all exterior spigots first and then run interior faucets to clear the interior system.
  • Boil water for drinking and food preparation.


As soon as water quality testing is completed, the precautionary boil water notice will be lifted.

Additional information regarding precautionary boil water notifications is provided by the city online at:

naiya77 February 22, 2013 at 11:59 PM
What happens if you have accidentally drink the water before knowing, what could happen?

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