UPDATE: Boil water notice lifted for Salt Springs community

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MARION CO., Fla. (WCJB) — UPDATE:

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The boil water notice issued for the Salt Springs Community in Marion County is no longer in effect.

Marion County Utilities lifted the notice today after testing the water.

One-hundred-seventy four customers were affected by the notice after a water main line had to be repaired.

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Marion County Utilities issued a precautionary boil water notice for 174 customers in the Salt Springs community due to a water main line repair

According to the press release, they advise residents to boil all water used for brushing teeth, cooking, drinking, making ice or washing dishes for at least one minute before use. They also recommend residents to use bottled water. Water used for laundry, bathing and/or showering does not need to be boiled.

This precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until a bacteriological survey is performed and shows that the water is safe to drink.

The Marion County Utilities will test the water and notify customers by door tag, interactive community notification calls, media release, and social media when the precautionary boil water notice is lifted.

Customers with questions should contact Utilities’ customer service line at 352-307-6000.