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Boil water advisory lifted for portions of Crescent Beach

Precautionary notice was issued following water main break in St. Augustine

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CRESCENT BEACH, Fla. – A precautionary boil water advisory was lifted Friday morning for portions of Crescent Beach in St. Augustine.

The initial notice was issued Wednesday following a water main break, officials said.

The St. Johns County Utility Department reported the water main break in the area, impacting about 350 residences.

The notice affected customers who live in the following areas:

  • 8256 – 8372 A1A South
  • 8376 – 9300 A1A South
  • Jessica Lynn Place
  • Milliken Lane
  • Jimmy Mark Place
  • Barrataria Drive
  • Old A1A
  • Gene Johnson Road
  • Mellon Court
  • Summer Island Drive
  • June Lane
  • July Lane
  • August Circle

People under the precautionary advisory had to boil their water for drinking and food preparation, or use bottled water for those purposes.

Customers were advised to bring their water to a rolling boil for at least one minute before using it.

The notice was lifted once lab tests showed the water is safe to drink.

People can call the utility company's Boil Water Notice Hotline at (904) 209-2731 for updated information or visit the website.