Town of Davie News and Announcements

Posted on: September 13, 2017

Federal Assistance, Water Distribution, Boil Water Notice, & Water Conservation for Davie Residents

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Posted on September 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Federal Assistance, Water Distribution, Boil Water Notice, and Water Conservation for Davie Residents


Hurricane Irma Advisory #23

Federal Assistance:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has added Broward County to the list of counties eligible for individual assistance. Homeowners with damage that is documented can apply for funding from FEMA. Information on eligibility criteria and the types of assistance available can be found at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362.

County-Wide Water Distribution:

Starting today, Wednesday, September 13, 2017, water will be distributed at several sites throughout Broward County. The hours of operation are subject to change depending on the supply of water and the needs of the local community. The distribution is limited to one (1) case of water per vehicle. The locations and hours of operation are:

CB Smith Regional Park

900 N. Flamingo Road

Pembroke Pines, 33028
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Howard C. Forman Human Services Campus

851 Poinciana Drive

Pembroke Pines, 33025
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


McTyre Park

3501 S.W. 56th Avenue

West Park, 33023
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Patrick Meli Park

2901 S.W. 52nd Street

Dania Beach, 33312
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information on the water distribution, please contact Broward County at 311 OR 954-831-4000.


Boil Water Notices:

The boil water notice is still in effect for Town of Davie Utilities Service Areas and for residents who receive a water bill from Broward County or the City of Hollywood. The boil water information is as follows:

  • Davie Utilities customers remain under a precautionary boil water order. This boil water notice impacts residents who receive their utility bill from the Town of Davie.
  • Davie residents receiving water service from Broward County or the City of Hollywood are under a mandatory boil water order. This boil water notice impacts residents who receive their utility bill from Broward County or the City of Hollywood.
  • If you receive your water bill from one of the following locations below, the notice does not apply to you:
    • Ferncrest
    • City of Sunrise
    • City of Fort Lauderdale
  • We advise that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing dishes be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient.
  • If you are unable to boil your water, tap water can be disinfected by adding 8 drops of unscented household bleach (4 – 6 % active ingredients) to each gallon of water, then mixing the water and allowing it to stand for a minimum period of 30 minutes.  Note: Cloudy water requires 16 drops of bleach and a 30 minute contact time. For more information, please visit broward.org.    
  • You may use the water for bathing, laundry, and irrigation. All fixtures should run for several minutes to clear the lines in your home. You are safe showering under a boil water order, but should keep water out of the eyes and mouth.
  • Bottled water is also an alternative.
  • This precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until the bacteriological survey shows that the water is safe to drink. 
  • The Town will communicate the cancellation (rescission) of the advisory.
  • For questions and information regarding the boil water notice, please contact the Utilities Department at 954-327-3742 during normal business hours or 954-327-3765 after hours.

Water Conservation:

Due to Hurricane Irma, the Town had several water main breaks. The Davie Utilities is asking residents to continue to conserve water until the water main breaks are fixed.


JetBlue Provides Meals Today at the BB&T Center:

Today, Wednesday, September 13, JetBlue will provide hot meals from 20 food trucks at the BB&T Center located at 2555 NW 136th Ave, Sunrise, FL 33323. Lunch will be available on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and dinner from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. All are welcome.


Traffic Signals: 

Approximately 45 percent of traffic signals are operational. Treat improperly functioning traffic lights as four way stops and be mindful of the right of way.


FPL:

FPL crews are restoring power safely and as quickly as possible. They estimate restoring power to essentially all of our customers in Broward County by the end of this coming weekend (September 16-17).


The Town will continue to post updates on our website at www.davie-fl.gov and on social media at Facebook at Town of Davie, FL, follow us on Twitter @TownofDavie, or Instagram at townofdavie

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