UPDATE, 2 P.M.: The metropolis launched extra details about the detection of E. coli within the water provide.
According to the City of Long Beach, routine water testing at a sampling station close to Grand Boulevard and West Chester Street examined optimistic for coliforms, which is an indicator of E. coli micro organism.
Because of that, samples have been taken from two properties: one on Grand Boulevard and one on West Chester Street. The Grand Boulevard residence examined optimistic for E. coli, whereas the West Chester Street residence examined optimistic for coliforms, however adverse for E. coli.
The metropolis stated it has not acquired any info to recommend that there’s any risk to well being exterior of the space of Grand Boulevard and West Chester Street, however the boil-water order nonetheless stands.
The metropolis is working with the Nassau County Department of Health to see if there’s any additional contamination.