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Boil Water Notices


Precautionary Boil Water Notices are placed into effect when pressure in a water main drops below 20 psi. This usually occurs during a water main break or a scheduled shut-off for utility repairs. 

What to Do:
If your area has been placed under a Boil Water Notice, boil tap water at a rolling boil for one minute, or use bottled water, while the Boil Water Notice remains in effect for:

  • boilDrinking
  • Cooking
  • Making Ice
  • Brushing Teeth
  • Washing Dishes


Boil Water Notice Hotline:
To ensure safe drinking water, Lee County Utilities places the affected area under a boil water notice until bacteriological testing shows that the drinking water is safe. These tests usually take 48 to 72 hours.You may call the Boil Water Notice Hotline at (239) 533-8575 for more information after 4:30 p.m. each day thereafter, as needed, to get the current status of any Boil Water Notice.

For More Information:
If you have any questions, you may call (239) 693-2992 Ext. 200, Monday through Friday.
Para informacion en Espanol, llamar al (239) 533-8575 o al (239) 693-2992 Ext. 200 de Lunes a Viernes.