Contact: Tim Sloan
Water Plant Manager
Drinking Water Warning lifted
City of Lake Worth Raw Water Well #01 absent of E-coli
July 25, 2016 - Lake Worth, Fla. - The City of Lake Worth has lifted its Drinking Water Warning following five samplings that showed no sign of E-coli.
Extensive tests to Well #01 and the point of entry to the water distribution system, each resulted in negative findings Saturday.
On Friday, when samples from Well #01 tested positive for E-coli, the well was re-sampled for verification and turned off.
For general guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.