City of Fort Lauderdale Issues Precautionary Advisory Against Use of Inland Recreational Waters in Seminole Lake
Monique Damiano, Public Information Specialist
Fort Lauderdale - The City of Fort Lauderdale, in consultation with the Broward County Health Department, is advising the public of sewage contamination in the recreational waters in Seminole Lake. Residents who live on the following streets whose properties abut Seminole Lake should avoid swimming, fishing, jetskiing, or any water-related activities in the lake:
- Southern side of N.E. 14th Street between Bayview Drive and the Intracoastal Waterway
- Eastern side of Bayview Drive between N.E. 14th Street and N.E. 12th Street
- Northern side of N.E. 12th Street between Bayview Drive and Seminole Drive
- Northern or western side of Seminole Drive between N.E. 12th Street and N.E. 14th Street
The precautionary advisory is the result of a sewer line break that occurred and was isolated yesterday. City crews are currently making repairs.
This advisory will be in effect until further notice.
For more information, please contact the City of Fort Lauderdale 24-hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000 or online at www.fortlauderdale.gov/customerservice.
Customer Service may also be reached via LauderServ, the City’s new Android-based mobile application. For more information about LauderServ or to download the application, please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/lauderserv.