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Precautionary Boil Water Notice: Huntsville Ave...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Lifted
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
08:23 am CST

Update: 11-17-17, 9:40 a.m.  Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice (PBWN) issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) for this area has been lifted. Results of two independent bacteriological samples have both returned as clear.

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Effective immediately, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- has been issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority to customers located in the following area: 

  • Huntsville Avenue, from Pawnee Drive to Millview Road
  • Millview Road,  from Blue Angel Pkwy. to Mobile Hwy.

This notice is being issued following repairs to a broken 8-inch water main. Precautionary Boil Water Notices are issued as a part of the standard protocol following any loss of water pressure, whether as a result of planned maintenance activities or unscheduled repairs.

Residents located in the specified PBWN area are advised to boil water for one minute at a rolling boil or to use 8 drops of regular unscented household bleach per gallon of water, for water to be used for drinking or cooking purposes.  Two independent bacteriological samples have been initiated and the advisory will be lifted as soon as possible. This process routinely takes 48 hours.

ECUA crews completed the repairs and have flushed out the lines.  Residents are advised that there is a possibility of discolored water as a result of the utility work, and to flush their home’s plumbing by running their taps for a few minutes.  If problems persist, customers are asked to contact ECUA Customer Service at 850-476-0480 for assistance.  Precautionary boil water notice guidelines are available on the ECUA website at www.ecua.fl.gov/water-quality/boil-water-notices-and-why-we-issue-them.

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Precautionary Boil Water Notice: Section of Michigan Avenue...Details Here

Current Status: Alert Lifted
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
05:14 pm CST

Update: 11-17-17, 9:40 a.m.  Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice (PBWN) issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) for this area has been lifted. Results of two independent bacteriological samples have both returned as clear.

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Effective immediately, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- has been issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority to customers located in the following area: 

  • W. Michigan Avenue, from Hanson Blvd. to Armenia Dr.
  • Barnett Street
  • Deason Street
  • Carey Memorial Drive, north of W. Michigan Avenue

This notice is being issued following the replacement of a damaged valve on a 6-inch water main. Precautionary Boil Water Notices are issued as a part of the standard protocol following any loss of water pressure, whether as a result of planned maintenance activities or unscheduled repairs.

Residents located in the specified PBWN area are advised to boil water for one minute at a rolling boil or to use 8 drops of regular unscented household bleach per gallon of water, for water to be used for drinking or cooking purposes.  Two independent bacteriological samples have been initiated and the advisory will be lifted as soon as possible. This process routinely takes 48 hours.

ECUA crews completed the repairs and have flushed out the lines.  Residents are advised that there is a possibility of discolored water as a result of the utility work, and to flush their home’s plumbing by running their taps for a few minutes.  If problems persist, customers are asked to contact ECUA Customer Service at 850-476-0480 for assistance.  Precautionary boil water notice guidelines are available on the ECUA website at www.ecua.fl.gov/water-quality/boil-water-notices-and-why-we-issue-them.

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For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Precautionary Boil Water Notice: Ora Drive

Current Status: Alert Lifted
Monday, November 13, 2017
05:17 pm CST

Update: 11-15-17, 11:30 a.m.  Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice (PBWN) issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) for this area has been lifted. Results of two independent bacteriological samples have both returned as clear.

 

Effective immediately, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- has been issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority to customers located in the following area:

  • Ora Dr., south of Tanton Rd.
  • Cedar Creek Dr.

This notice is being issued following repairs to a broken 4-inch water main, which was damaged in the course of drainage ditch maintenance work by another agency. Precautionary Boil Water Notices are issued as a part of the standard protocol following any loss of water pressure, whether as a result of planned maintenance activities or unscheduled repairs.

Residents located in the specified PBWN area are advised to boil water for one minute at a rolling boil or to use 8 drops of regular unscented household bleach per gallon of water, for water to be used for drinking or cooking purposes.  Two independent bacteriological samples have been initiated and the advisory will be lifted as soon as possible. This process routinely takes 48 hours.

ECUA crews completed the repairs and have flushed out the lines.  Residents are advised that there is a possibility of discolored water as a result of the utility work, and to flush their home’s plumbing by running their taps for a few minutes.  If problems persist, customers are asked to contact ECUA Customer Service at 850-476-0480 for assistance.  Precautionary boil water notice guidelines are available on the ECUA website at www.ecua.fl.gov/water-quality/boil-water-notices-and-why-we-issue-them.

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For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow: Chippewa Way...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Monday, November 6, 2017
02:06 pm CST

Through an abundance of caution, ECUA is issuing the following public notice:

A Sanitary Sewer Overflow -SSO- occurred on November 4 at 11098 Chippewa Way due to a break in the 6-inch sewer main. The overflow was estimated at 900 gallons, of which 800 gallons were recovered and transported to an ECUA water reclamation facility for proper disposal and treatment.   Bacteriological sampling has been initiated.

ECUA crews repaired the main and ensured that the overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Precautionary Boil Water Notice: E. Hatton St.

Current Status: Alert Lifted
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
11:31 am CDT

Update: 11-03-17, 1:40 p.m.  Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice (PBWN) issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) for this area has been lifted. Results of two independent bacteriological samples have both returned as clear.

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Effective immediately, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- has been issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority to customers located in the following area:

  • E. Hatton Street, between 18th Avenue and Escambia Avenue
  • E. Scott Street, between 16th Avenue and 19th Avenue

This notice is being issued following repairs to a broken 6-inch water main, which was damaged in the course of natural gas utility work. Precautionary Boil Water Notices are issued as a part of the standard protocol following any loss of water pressure, whether as a result of planned maintenance activities or unscheduled repairs.

Residents located in the specified PBWN area are advised to boil water for one minute at a rolling boil or to use 8 drops of regular unscented household bleach per gallon of water, for water to be used for drinking or cooking purposes.  Two independent bacteriological samples have been initiated and the advisory will be lifted as soon as possible. This process routinely takes 48 hours.

ECUA crews completed the repairs and have flushed out the lines.  Residents are advised that there is a possibility of discolored water as a result of the utility work, and to flush their home’s plumbing by running their taps for a few minutes.  If problems persist, customers are asked to contact ECUA Customer Service at 850-476-0480 for assistance.  Precautionary boil water notice guidelines are available on the ECUA website at www.ecua.fl.gov/water-quality/boil-water-notices-and-why-we-issue-them.

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For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Unplanned Water Service Utility Repairs: E. Hatton Street Area

Current Status: Alert Lifted
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
09:13 pm CDT

Update: 11:20 a.m., 11/01/17
ECUA crews have completed repairs and are flushing lines.  Water service is restored.  This area is now under a Precautionary Boil Water Notice (PBWN), which will be posted under a separate advisory.

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Update: 9:35 a.m., 11/01/17
Crews have isolated and valved off the break location.  Water service is temporarily interrupted to residents on: 

  • E. Hatton Street, between 18th Avenue and Escambia Avenue
  • E. Scott Street, between 16th Avenue and 19th Avenue

Update: 8:25 a.m., 11/01/17
Crews worked through the night to isolate the break and effect repairs.  Water service has not yet been interrupted, although some customers in the area may experience a decrease in water pressure. Further updates will be posted as work progresses. 

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ECUA crews are on site in the E. Hatton Street area, between 16th Avenue and 19th Avenue, and in the E. Yonge Street area, working to repair a broken 6-inch water main.  Updates will be posted as information becomes available.  

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For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Precautionary Boil Water Notice: Millet Circle

Current Status: Alert Lifted
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
04:52 pm CDT

Update: 10-26-17, 1:40 p.m.  Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice (PBWN) issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) for this area has been lifted. Results of two independent bacteriological samples have both returned as clear.

 

Effective immediately, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- has been issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority to customers located in the following area:

  • Millet Circle
  • Wiregrass Place

This notice is being issued following repairs to a broken 6-inch water main. Precautionary Boil Water Notices are issued as a part of the standard protocol following any loss of water pressure, whether as a result of planned maintenance activities or unscheduled repairs.

Residents located in the specified PBWN area are advised to boil water for one minute at a rolling boil or to use 8 drops of regular unscented household bleach per gallon of water, for water to be used for drinking or cooking purposes.  Two independent bacteriological samples have been initiated and the advisory will be lifted as soon as possible. This process routinely takes 48 hours.

ECUA crews completed the repairs and have flushed out the lines.  Residents are advised that there is a possibility of discolored water as a result of the utility work, and to flush their home’s plumbing by running their taps for a few minutes.  If problems persist, customers are asked to contact ECUA Customer Service at 850-476-0480 for assistance.  Precautionary boil water notice guidelines are available on the ECUA website at www.ecua.fl.gov/water-quality/boil-water-notices-and-why-we-issue-them.

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For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Week 6: Downtown Water Maintenance Project Phase 2

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Monday, October 23, 2017
02:18 pm CDT

In January, ECUA began a maintenance project of the water system in the core of downtown Pensacola.   The purpose of this project is to improve flows and water pressure in this area, as well as maintaining water quality.

The next phase of this project takes us north of the downtown core where some valve replacements and Unidirectional Flushing will occur.  Work will begin start in the N. Tarragona and W. Gonzales area and move systematically in a south and eastward direction toward the bayfront. Flushing activities will not disrupt water service.  Valve replacement work, however, will temporarily interrupt service to isolated sections as crews work to replace old valves or install new strategically-placed valves.   In order to minimize the inconvenience to our customers, we will schedule and conduct most of the work at night.

Week 6 work is scheduled for Monday, October 23, and Wednesday, October 25, and water service will be interrupted to the following areas: 

Monday, October 23, from 11:00 p.m. until Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00 a.m.

  • E. Gregory Street, between 10th Avenue and Alcaniz Street
  • 10th Avenue,  between E. Romana Street,  and E. Heinberg Street
  • Bayfront Parkway, between N. 10th Avenue and E. Chase Street

Map of properties affected by water service interruption (Red shaded areas)

Wednesday, October 25, from 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

  • E. Gadsden Street, between 9th Avenue and 12th Avenue

Map of properties affected by water service interruption (Red shaded areas)

A precautionary boil water notice for the affected area will be issued after water service is restored and will continue until approximately 48 hours.  Precautionary boil water notices are issued as part of standard protocol after any loss of water pressure, whether as a result of unplanned water outages or planned utility work.  For convenience, customers may wish to store water ahead of time for drinking and cooking purposes.  Guidelines to precautionary boil water notices are available on the ECUA website at this link: http://www.ecua.fl.gov/water-quality/boil-water-notices-and-why-we-issue-them.

Residents and businesses located in the designated areas may anticipate some fluctuations in water pressure during the flushing activities.   Temporary discoloration of the water is common and possible as a result of the flushing/maintenance activities.  This is normal and may be corrected by running the cold water only at your faucet for ten to fifteen minutes.   These effects should be minimal, with absolutely no ill effects to customers' health and no long-term adverse impacts on the system. 

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow: 16785 Perdido Key Dr...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Monday, October 16, 2017
10:47 am CDT

A Sanitary Sewer Overflow -SSO- occurred on October 15 at 16785 Perdido Key Drive (ECUA ARV # 382) due to a faulty Air Release Valve. The overflow was estimated at 350 gallons, of which 20 gallons were recovered and transported to an ECUA water reclamation facility for proper disposal and treatment.   An additional 4,500 gallons were diverted from the spill site and also transported for proper disposal and treatment.  The spill was contained on site and bacteriological sampling was not required.

ECUA crews replaced the valve and ensured that the overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow: 7960 Pine Forest Road...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Thursday, October 12, 2017
11:34 am CDT

Through an abundance of caution, ECUA is issuing the following public notice:

A Sanitary Sewer Overflow -SSO- occurred on October 11, 2017 at 7960 Pine Forest Road after a local contractor hit a 4” force main while trenching cable. The overflow was estimated at 280 gallons, of which 100 gallons were recovered and transported to an ECUA water reclamation facility for proper disposal and treatment.  Bacteriological sampling has been initiated. 

ECUA crews repaired the main and ensured that the overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the State Warning Point, the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at 850. 476.0480 for assistance.

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow: Pine Forest Rd & Interstate Circle...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Thursday, October 12, 2017
11:33 am CDT

Through an abundance of caution, ECUA is issuing the following public notice:

A Sanitary Sewer Overflow -SSO- occurred on October 11, 2017 at Pine Forest Road and Interstate Circle after a local contractor bored through a 4” PVC pipe. The overflow was estimated at 500 gallons, of which 400 gallons were recovered and transported to an ECUA water reclamation facility for proper disposal and treatment.  Bacteriological sampling has been initiated. 

ECUA crews repaired the main and ensured that the overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the State Warning Point, the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at 850. 476.0480 for assistance.

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow: 2217 Kingfisher Way...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Monday, October 9, 2017
04:11 pm CDT

Through an abundance of caution, ECUA is issuing the following public notice:

A Sanitary Sewer Overflow -SSO- occurred on October 8 at Hwy. 2217 Kingfisher Way (manhole# 10517) after a local contractor broke through an 8-inch sewer main. The overflow was estimated at 770 gallons.  An additional 23,080 gallons were diverted from the overflow site and captured by vacuum truck and transported to an ECUA water reclamation facility for proper disposal and treatment.  Bacteriological sampling has been initiated.

ECUA crews repaired the main and ensured that the overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the State Warning Point, the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Precautionary Boil Water Notice: 57th Avenue area...Details Here

Current Status: Alert Lifted
Sunday, October 8, 2017
01:25 pm CDT

Update: 10-10-17, 3:40 p.m.  Effective immediately, the Precautionary Boil Water Notice (PBWN) issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) for this area has been lifted. Results of two independent bacteriological samples have both returned as clear.

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Effective immediately, a Precautionary Boil Water Notice -PBWN- has been issued by the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority to customers located in the following area:

  • 57th Ave., from Fairfield Dr. to Lillian Hwy.
  • 5617 Fairfield Drive
  • 5710, 5406 & 5404 Lillian Hwy.
  • Almax Ct.
  • Goldsby Ave., from 57th Ave. to 52nd Ave.
  • Flaxman St. from 57th Ave to 52nd Ave.

This notice is being issued following repairs to a broken 8-inch water main. Precautionary Boil Water Notices are issued as a part of the standard protocol following any loss of water pressure, whether as a result of planned maintenance activities or unscheduled repairs.

Residents located in the specified PBWN area are advised to boil water for one minute at a rolling boil or to use 8 drops of regular unscented household bleach per gallon of water, for water to be used for drinking or cooking purposes.  Two independent bacteriological samples have been initiated and the advisory will be lifted as soon as possible. This process routinely takes 48 hours.

ECUA crews completed the repairs and have flushed out the lines.  Residents are advised that there is a possibility of discolored water as a result of the utility work, and to flush their home’s plumbing by running their taps for a few minutes.  If problems persist, customers are asked to contact ECUA Customer Service at 850-476-0480 for assistance.  Precautionary boil water notice guidelines are available on the ECUA website at www.ecua.fl.gov/water-quality/boil-water-notices-and-why-we-issue-them.

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For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Release of Partially Treated Effluent at Pensacola Beach Water Reclamation Facility

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Sunday, October 8, 2017
11:49 am CDT

A release of partially treated effluent (treated at secondary level treatment) occurred on October 8 at the ECUA Pensacola Beach Water Reclamation Facility, Plant #1 (53 Via de Luna) due to loss of generator power related to Hurricane Nate.  The overflow was estimated at 100,000 gallons, with an additional 300,000 gallons contained on site.   Bacteriological sampling at Santa Rosa Sound has been initiated and ECUA is working with the Escambia County Health Department to monitor the Sound.  

ECUA staff returned to the plant as soon as safely possible on Sunday morning and restored generator power to Plant #1. Plant #2 continued normal operations throughout the night and pumped wastewater from the sewer collection system at a rate of 1.2 to 2 million gallons per day.   Both plants are now at normal operations. The overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the State Warning Point, the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  

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For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow: 3880 W. Nine Mile Rd...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Thursday, October 5, 2017
02:54 pm CDT

Through an abundance of caution, ECUA is issuing the following public notice:

A Sanitary Sewer Overflow -SSO- occurred on October 4 at 3880 W. Nine Mile Rd. (Lift Station #236, Air Release Valve) due to a latent construction defect in an Air Release Valve (ARV) connected to the sewer force main.  The original installation contractor repaired the valve under warranty. The overflow was estimated at 9,400 gallons, of which 200 gallons were recovered and transported to an ECUA water reclamation facility for proper disposal and treatment.  Bacteriological sampling has been initiated.

 

After the contractor repaired the ARV, ECUA crews ensured that the overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the State Warning Point, the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. 

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow: Hwy 297A...Click Here

Current Status: Alert Cancelled
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
01:11 pm CDT

Through an abundance of caution, ECUA is issuing the following public notice:

A Sanitary Sewer Overflow -SSO- occurred on October 2 at Hwy. 297A & Promenade Drive after a cable contractor bore through the sewer force main. The overflow was estimated at 84,000 gallons, of which 34,220 gallons were recovered and transported to an ECUA water reclamation facility for proper disposal and treatment.   An additional 29,500 gallons were diverted from the spill site to four ECUA Lift Stations.  Bacteriological sampling has been initiated.

 

ECUA crews repaired the main and ensured that the overflow area was cleaned and disinfected with a biocide agent that abated any contamination concerns, per State protocol.  In accordance with standard operating procedure, the ECUA notified the State Warning Point, the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  

For more information, customers may contact ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for assistance.