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Talquin Electric issues precautionary boil water notice

Boil water notice
Posted at 6:53 PM, Oct 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-13 18:53:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Talquin Electric Cooperative has issued a precautionary boil water notice for some of it's water members in Leon and Gadsden Counties.

The precautionary boil water notice is for the following systems: 

  • Meridian Hills Water System - Leon 
  • Hammock Creek Water System - Gadsden 
  • Jamieson Water System - Gadsden 
  • St. James Water System - Gadsden 
  • Sweetwater Water System - Gadsden 

Only members of Talquin Electric Cooperative in these areas are affected. 

Talquin says do not drink the water without boiling it first. In addition, Talquin stated the system may experience discolored tap water due to shifting sediments in the water main.

They said to 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.