Boil water notice for mall, businesses west of 77

PANAMA CITY, Fla (WJHG/WECP) - According to Panama City officials, a precautionary boil water notice has been issued for businesses on the west side of Highway 77 between Highway 231 and 23rd Street, including the Panama City Mall.

Due to emergency water main repairs, a loss of water pressure will be experienced. You may experience discolored water approximately 24 hours after your water has been restored.

For water consumption or food preparation:
bring the water to a rolling boil and hold it there for one minute
use a disinfecting chemical
use water purification tablets or iodine, or
you can buy bottled water

The precautionary boil water notice will remain in effect until the problem has been corrected and the water is safe to drink.