Repairs to water line complete after break affects nearly 22,000 people on Treeline Avenue

Writer: Carolina Guzman
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Drone footage of crews at the scene of a watermain break in Fort Myers. CREDIT: WINK News
Crews at the scene of a watermain break in Fort Myers. CREDIT: WINK News

A 24-inch water line on Treeline Avenue has been repaired after a break in it affected nearly 22,000 residents.

The water main break happened Wednesday morning, and northbound lanes on Treeline had been closed during repairs but one lane has now reopened.

The staff has started working on the restoration and cleaning in hopes of opening the work on the second northbound lane.

The city said about 22,000 residents have been affected by this water main break. As a result of the break, 800,000 gallons of water were lost.

A boil water notice is currently in effect and applies to all residences and businesses in the vicinity of Treeline Avenue and Forum Boulevard to Daniels Parkway, Including:

  • Forum
  • Promenade East and West
  • The Colonnades
  • Cypress Legends
  • Colonial Country Club
  • Treeline Elementary
  • Pelican Preserve Botanica Lakes
  • Bridgetown
  • Marina Bay
  • Arborwood
  • Somerset At The Plantation
  • Legacy Gateway

The city will continue to test the water and will notify the community.

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