Water outage prompts precautionary boil water notice in Matlacha

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MATLACHA, Fla. A water outage to replace a water line on Island Avenue will take effect Monday morning, the Greater Pine Island Water Association said in a statement.

The water outage will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for Geary, Bruce, Velma, Janet, Cheryl, and Triggerfish Streets, as well as Island Avenue north of Clyde Street, according to the water association.

As a precaution, a boil water notice will be in effect until approximately Wednesday, according to a press release. Area residents should either consume bottled water or boil drinking and cooking water prior to use.

Additional tests will determine when the boil water notice will be lifted.

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