City of Fort Lauderdale Issues Precautionary Advisory Against Use of Inland Recreational Waters in Northeast Fort Lauderdale

City-of-Fort-LauderdaleThe City of Fort Lauderdale, in consultation with the Broward County Health Department, is advising the public of sewage contamination in a portion of recreational waters in northeast Fort Lauderdale. Residents whose properties abut water bodies within the following boundaries should avoid swimming, fishing, jetskiing, or any water-related activities in these water bodies:

  • Northern boundary: N.E. 56th Court
  • Southern boundary: N.E. 55th Street
  • Eastern boundary: Bayview Drive
  • Western boundary: Federal Highway

See a map of the affected areaPDF File

The precautionary advisory is being issued as a result of a leaking sewer line which City crews have repaired. This advisory will remain 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 or download our new Lauderserv app from Google Play or the Apple App Store. The Lauderserv app allows users to submit customer service requests right from their mobile device.

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