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Water main break, boil water advisory for Port Richey

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NEW PORT RICHEY, FL (WFLA) -

A precautionary boil water notice was in effect Tuesday for homeowners and businesses in Port Richey, after a large water main break.

The main broke near Quist Drive and Berlin Drive, according to a statement from the Port Richey Utility Department.

Officials are advising folks to boil any water used in drinking or cooking for one minute. Bottled water may be used an alternative.

The precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until tests confirm the water is safe. Officials remind folks it may be up to three days before the notice is lifted.

Some individuals may experience a loss of water pressure while crews work to repair the water main.

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