Boil water notice issued for Lexington neighborhood

Manatee Counrty Utility Operations Department has issued a precautionary boil water notice to all customers in the Lexington neighborhood due to a break in service.

Once service is restored, all water used for drinking or cooking should boiled as a precaution. A roiling boil of one minute is sufficient. Bottled water may be used as an alternative.

The precautionary notice will remain in effect until a bacteriological survey shows the water to be safe, normally 24-48 hours. A recission notice will be issued when precautions are lifted.

Questions: call 792-8811, ext. 5268, between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or 747-help after 4:30 p.m.