Suffolk County Water Authority lifts boil water advisory for Ocean Bay Park, Point O' Woods

The SCWA says they are alerting affected customers and are working to resolve the situation. (6/23/14)

OCEAN BAY PARK - The Suffolk County Water Authority has lifted a boil water advisory for customers on Fire Island.

As News 12 has reported, the water authority detected E. coli in water samples on Saturday. Residents in Ocean Bay Park and Point O' Woods had been warned not to drink the water without boiling it for at least a minute.

The water authority said this afternoon that follow-up tests did not turn up any bacteria in the water supply.

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