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Boil water order issued for Talquin Electric members in Gadsden County

Boil water notice
Posted at 1:09 PM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-20 13:09:09-04

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

Officials say only customers in the Gadsden Regional Water System are impacted.

This includes Cooks Landing Rd, Talquin Oaks Ln, Cricket Ln, Southern County Ln, Alma Yates St, Davidson Rd, Talquin Ave, Chinquapin Way, Clearwater St, Stripper Way, Cool Springs Ln, Loop Dr, Louis Ln, Dothan St, St. Andrews St.

As a precaution, officials advise that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing dishes be boiled.

Individuals must bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using.

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.

Rescission of precautionary boil water notice will be issued when water results return and show water is safe to drink.

If you have any questions, you may contact Talquin Electric Cooperative Water Services at (850) 562-2115 or after hours and holidays call 1-888-802-1832.