Power outage prompts boil water notice for thousands in Golden Gate

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A boil water notice was issued early Wednesday morning due to a power outage at a water treatment plant, the Florida Governmental Utility Authority said.

Pressure was restored to the plant at around 5:15 a.m., but the precautionary advisory is in effect until further notice for Golden Gate Utility System customers, according to utility officials. The advisory covers 3,674 customers.

Customers should boil water at a rolling boil for 60 seconds before use.

The circumstances leading up to the power outage were unclear.

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