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Marco Island sustains water pressure loss

Boil water notice posted
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Posted at 11:14 AM, Sep 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-10 11:14:23-04

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. -- The City of Marco Island experienced a system wide water pressure loss Sunday morning as a result of the hurricane.

All City of Marco Island water customers are hereby notified to boil water prior to consumption until further notice.  

Citizens should keep the following in mind post storm:  there will be downed power lines, flooding and debris in the roadway - use extreme caution.  

LCEC reports at least 2000 homes or businesses have lost power.  Marco Island residents should not expect to return to the island immediately, as damage assessment crews will be conducting post storm inspections of bridges, roadways and other infrastructure.  

The City will endeavor to keep any island re-entry restrictions to a minimum time period; however the safety of the Island’s residents is paramount.