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Sarasota Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020 1 year ago

City issues boil water advisory for Coon Key

A contractor damaged a water main along John Ringling Causeway on Tuesday, disrupting water service on the city's barrier islands.
by: David Conway Deputy Managing Editor

A boil-water advisory is in place on Coon Key after a construction accident damaged a water main on John Ringling Causeway on Tuesday.

The city announced a disruption in water service for Bird Key, Coon Key, St. Armands Key and City Island at 4:37 p.m. on Tuesday. A contractor damaged the water main while working on the city’s Coon Key multi-use recreational trail project.

The city announced the boil water advisory for Coon Key at 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday and said it would remain in effect for 48 hours. City spokeswoman Jan Thornburg said affected residents would be notified when the order is lifted.

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