Long Beach residents are ordered not to consume water as Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc on the city Monday.
“I’ve ordered a do not consume water alert for the Long Beach water district and Mill Neck Estates,” Lawrence E. Eisenstein, the Nassau County commissioner of health, told News 12 at 8:30 p.m Monday.
Earlier in the evening, City Manager Jack Schnirman announced that Long Beach is experience extreme flooding
, and Eisenstein said that Long Beach's water pumping system is under water.
County Executive Ed Mangano said that the commissioner was on the phone with city officials to try to find a solution to the problem. Want more stories like this? Follow our storm-related groups for instant updates on your homepage feed:
Patch will have more information on this situation as it become available.
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