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Date of Issue: March 11, 2009

Boil water notice rescinded

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The Manatee County Utilities Department on March 5 rescinded a precautionary boil water notice to Anna Maria residents living from Willow Avenue north to Bean Point to boil any drinking or cooking water.

A MCUD press release said bacteria samples collected from locations in the area on March 4 were free of contamination, indicating the water is safe to drink.

The precautionary notice was issued prior to the water shut off on March 4 to replace a fire hydrant and an inline valve.

For more information, call 941-792-8811, ext. 5268, during business hours, and 941-747-4357 after 4:30 p.m.