Boil Water Will Go into Effect Following Water Main Break on Fort Lauderdale Beach

A boil water notice will go into effect for parts of Las Olas Boulevard after a water main break on Fort Lauderdale Beach, city officials said.

According to the City of Fort Lauderdale, crews are performing emergency repairs to a water main in the area of 500 Seabreeze Boulevard on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

The areas of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard, as well as A1A and southeast 5th Street, will be under the boil water notice.

Officials say the notice will go into effect at 11 p.m. The affected areas will have their water service temporarily shut down until 5 a.m., Sunday.

Information on what caused the water main break was not released.

The boil water notice will remain in effect until two consecutive days of passing water test results.

Officials advise that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing dishes be boiled.

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the boil water is currently in effect. The notice will go into effect at 11 p.m., Friday.