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Boil alert lifted in Fort Myers Beach

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Editor's note: Boil water notice in the entire town is now lifted.

A boil water notice is in effect until further notice in Fort Myers Beach after a water main break caused a water outage or a small amount of water pressure across the entire town.

Utility officials said it is recommended that water be boiled for several minutes in advance of consumption or use.

Water should be brought to a rolling boil for one minute before use for:
Brushing teeth
Making ice
Washing hands before eating
Washing dishes, cooking surfaces, raw foods, or rinsing food
Preparing other drinks like baby bottles, powdered drink mixes, sun tea, ice tea, frozen juices etc.

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