PALATKA, Fla, — Palatka was placed under a precautionary boil water notice Thursday.
According to Melvin Register with the City Water Plant Superintendent, the notice applies to the entire city.
Residents are advised to boil all drinking water. Register says the notice might be lifted sometime early next week
The water plant lost water pressure around 8 p.m. Thursday due to a lightning storm.
According to the city’s website, it is located on Moody Road on the west side of Palatka and draws its water supply from the Floridan aquifer through eight wells located at or near the plant. The plant has the capacity to treat 6 million gallons of water per day.
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