The city of Miami Beach hopes to have the water service restored by 6 p.m. tonight. Regarding the boil water order, individual buildings are being contacted if they are affected. So no news is good news on that….
Here’s the latest from the city of Miami Beach:
MIAMI BEACH WATER MAIN BREAK ADVISORY #2
Saturday, August 25, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Repairs are taking longer than expected. Restoration expected by approximately 6PM.
Many parts of South Beach have been affected with low water pressure while crews attend to the repairs.
The City has turned on a water booster pump station at MacArthur Cswy and water tanks at 25th Street to improve water pressure to the area.
Miami Beach Public Works responded to a water main break at Purdy Avenue & 18 Street, near Dade Boulevard, in the Sunset Harbour neighborhood at around 9AM.
The cause of the break is still undetermined.
A precautionary boil water advisory will be issued to affected area residents and businesses.