Health & Fit These Areas in Florida Should Boil Their Water After Irma
Hurricane Irma: Will it affect your flight plans?
Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc on flight schedules in the northern Caribbean, shutting down several of the region’s airports while forcing cancellations at dozens of others. Now, Irma appears headed toward Florida, where the storm could further disrupt flights at airports there.
began its rampage across Florida on Sunday, causing widespread destruction, floods, and power outages. The storm has now weakened to a Category 1, five days after it hit the of Antigua and Barbuda at a Category 5, but hit areas are still not safe.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commissionthat home fires, electrocution, gas explosions, and carbon monoxide are four deadly hazards that residents should be aware of. But a number of counties across Florida have also warned that water supplies could be infected. Here are those that have been issued mandatory boiling notices:
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Residents served by the Cocoa Utilities Departmenton Monday due to “multiple breaks within the system.”
It affects the entire Cocoa Utility Water System including Patrick Air Force Base, Kennedy Space Center, Port Canaveral, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Cocoa, Port St. John, Rockledge and Viera.
The company advised that the water is safe for bathing and laundering but that all water for consumption should be boiled for at least one minute or that people should use bottled water. They added that if power is unavailable, residents can disinfect tap water by adding eight drops of unscented household bleach to each gallon of water and leaving it to stand for 30 minutes; 16 drops should be added to cloudy water.
American Airlines cancels 2,000 flights out of Florida ahead of Irma
MIAMI - American Airlines is canceling flights out of Miami beginning Friday afternoon as Hurricane Irma approaches South Florida. The airline said Thursday that the last flight out of Miami will depart to Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, at 3:49 p.m. Friday. The last inbound Miami flight on American will be at 1 p.m. Friday.
The order will be in place for at least two days.residents to notify them if they spot major water damage.
Collier County government tweeted on Sunday that Collier County Public Utilities put in place a boil water notice for all people in the area, including Goodland.
Collier County Public Utilities enacted a boil water notice for all customers of the Collier County Water District including Goodland.— Collier County FL (@CollierPIO)
It addedthat the order would stay in force until further notice. “As a precaution, we advise that all water used for drinking or cooking be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. As an alternative, bottled water may be used.”
Hollywood and Broward County
All residents of Hollywood were issued a. People living in the outer city areas of Pembroke Pines, Miramar, West Park, and Dania Beach must also boil their water because it comes from the same plant.
Disney World has started canceling events for the weekend due to Hurricane Irma
Right now, there is a hurricane hurtling toward the United States, and in a matter of days — if not hours, in…As of Thursday afternoon, Disney World is still running normal operating hours, so yes, Magic Kingdom will close at midnight tonight. Currently, the decision to close for weather has not been made. This could change at any moment — or operating hours could be adjusted, like they were last year during hurricane season (at one point, on the eve of a bad storm, Disney closed the parks down in the middle of the afternoon).
The water plant said in a media release that they had experienced a significant drop in pressure, which signifies a water main break. County officials said that residents are safe to shower under unboiled water but should keep the water away from their eyes and mouth.
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County said that residents should boil water for at least a minute or use bottled water. If those options are not possible they can disinfect water by adding eight drops of unscented household bleach per gallon of water and leave it to settle for 30 minutes before drinking; if the liquid remains cloudy after 30 minutes, residents should repeat the procedure.
The City of Hallendale Beachto say that residents at 501, 601, 701, 801, and 851 Three Island Blvd should boil water.
Officialson Saturday that is still in place. They warned not to consume the water until notified that it is safe to do so.
They advised people to boil water for one minute, or disinfect using bleach, as described above, or use water purification tablets.
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