OCU issues boil water advisory for customers near Seidel, Avalon roads

The precautionary boil water advisory is for 4,924 customers in the area of Horizon West near the intersection of Seidel Road and Avalon Road.

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Orange County Utilities has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for 4,924 customers in the area near the intersection of Seidel Road and Avalon Road.

OCU sent out an advisory to its customers saying an interruption in water service occurred in the area due to a water main break. 

The advisory is for both residential and commercial customers. 

According to the advisory, there is no evidence of contamination of the public water supply, but as a precaution OCU is recommending customers in the area boil all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes before use. 

OCU said the water is safe for bathing, laundering and other non-consumptive uses. Customers in the area should continue this precaution for a minimum of two days while OCU collects and analyzes samples. 

OCU customers will be notified by the company when this precaution is no longer in effect.

If customers have any questions or need more information, they can call the Orange County Utilities Water Division at (407) 254-9850 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or call (407) 836-2777 all other hours. 

You can also call the Boil Water Hotline for a prerecorded message at (407) 254-9670 at any time.



Sam Albuquerque

A native of João Pessoa, Brazil, Sam Albuquerque moved in 1997 to Central Florida as a kid. After earning a communications degree in 2016 from the University of Central Florida, he started his career covering sports as a producer for a local radio station, ESPN 580 Orlando. He went on to earn a master’s degree in editorial journalism from Northwestern University, before moving to South Carolina to cover local sports for the USA Today Network’s Spartanburg Herald-Journal. When he’s not working, you can find him spending time with his lovely wife, Sarah, newborn son, Noah, and dog named Skulí.

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