Media Release

Rescission of the Boil Water Notice

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 12:00 PM

This release put out at the request of the Alachua County Health Department

Alachua County, FL - The "Precautionary Boil Water Notice" issued Monday, April 12, 2010 to customers of the Melrose Water Association Public Water System on the West side of SR 21, has been lifted.

The satisfactory completion of a two-day bacteriological clearance demonstrated no bacteriological contamination of the water system.

The precautionary boiled water notice was advised following water line repairs that resulted in a loss of pressure on Monday April, 12, 2010.

For more information, contact Anthony Dennis, Alachua County Health Department, at 352-334-7931 Rick Tisdale, Melrose Water Association Public Water System Operator, at 352-475-2248.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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