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Boil water notice issued for Talquin Electric members in Gadsden County

Boil Water Alert
Posted at 8:51 AM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 08:56:51-04

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for Talquin Electric members in the St. James area in Gadsden County.

Talquin Electric says 36 water services will be affected by the notice in the St. James area water system:

The servuices affected are located at St. James Water System, Ed Jones Rd, Murray Cir, 1775-2474 Aspalaga Rd.

Only members of Talquin Electric in this area are affected.

Talquin says 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, the system may experience discolored tap water due to shifting sediments in the water main.

Washing clothes with discolored water may tint or stain garments. Please 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.