City of Cocoa Drinking Water Well Cleared of E-Coli
COCOA, Florida -- Customers of the City of Cocoa’s water system were notified on April 5, 2013 that a well tested positive for E-Coli. This sample was taken prior to any treatment or disinfections and was shut down immediately. City officials said that no immediate health risk exists and customers did not need to boil their water.
Today, officials reported that additional samples were taken, and were negative for E-Coli.
The City of Cocoa will rehabilitate and disinfect this well prior to it being placed back into service.
The City of Cocoa provides drinking water to the following Brevard County communities:
Port St. John, Canaveral Groves, Cocoa, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, Port Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Rockledge, Suntree, Viera & North Melbourne.
Consecutive Systems are: City of Titusville, Patrick Air Force Base, NASA, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and The Great Outdoors.