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Boil water notice issued for Talquin customers in Gadsden County

Boil water notice
Posted at 3:20 PM, Oct 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 11:30:41-04

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for Talquin Electric customers in Gadsden County. 

Talquin Electric Cooperative said that a precautionary boil water notice is in effect for water members in the Gadsden Regional Water System. Those affected are located at: Bainbridge Hwy, Mt. Calvary Church Rd, Tyler Sanders Rd, Clemons LN, Cox Rd, Bernice House Rd, Dusty House Rd, Peoples Rd, Clyde Byrd Ln, Wilson Ln, Walker Rd, Willie Bradley Rd, Uptain Rd, Mt Hosea Church Rd, Thomas Rd, and Carswell Rd.  

Only members in this area are affected. Talquin stated there are approximately 390 water services affected by this notice. 

Talquin said during this time bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using it for drinking or cooking.

In addition, they stated the system may experience discolored tap water due to shifting sediments in the water main.

They say washing clothes with discolored water may tint or stain garments and to make sure to run water from an outside spigot or bathtub faucet to assure that water has been flushed before operating appliances. If sediment is present in the water, let it settle before drinking. 

For more information, visit their website at www.TalquinElectric.com