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Irma Brevard Information

  • Causeways are now open for residents to return home to beach side and the Barrier Islands.

Brevard Government

  • County government offices and non-essential operations closed on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
    An evaluation and decision of when to reopen all County government offices will be made on a day-by-day basis.
  • Courts and the Clerk of Court’s Office also remain closed Tuesday.

Schools

  • Brevard Public Schools remain closed until further notice.

Power

  • Call 1-800-4-OUTAGE to report downed power lines. Call 911 only for life-threatening emergencies.

Water

  • Cocoa Utility system-wide precautionary boil water notice issued.
    • There is currently a failure in the Cocoa Utility Water System due to multiple and/or major water main breaks. The City of Cocoa Utilities is working with other agencies to assess and identify the location of breaks and after we do, crews will respond as soon it is safe for them to do so.
    • The Cocoa Utility Water System includes Patrick Air Force Base, Kennedy Space Center, Port Canaveral, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Cocoa, Port St. John, Rockledge and Viera.
  • If customers notice major utility damage with a significant amount of water in their area, please take a picture and forward along with the address or cross streets to the City of Cocoa to help us facilitate identifying the major cause for the system failure. Pictures and/or addresses can be e-mailed to ssenger@cocoafl.org, or sent via Facebook or Twitter.
  • If you are a customer of Cocoa Water and evacuated for Irma, we recommend you shelter in your current location.
  • Help
    Call 800-451-1954 for possible help with Irma cleanup: tarping, trees, debris. Dial 211 for other help.

 

  • Residents who live beachside, from Pineda Causeway south are asked to reduce water usage after a major lift station for the area lost power during Hurricane Irma Sunday night.
  • While roadways may be passable, there are numerous traffic signals down or without power, as well as other hazards. However, if you approach an intersection whose lights are out, remember to treat it as a four-way stop.
  • Per, Orlando Melbourne International Airport – MLB: MLB is preparing to open the terminal & airfield at 8 a.m. tomorrow (Tues).
  • Per Florida Department of Health (DOH): Don’t allow children to play in floodwater, it may contain harmful bacteria, snakes. or floating insects.

Melbourne

  • Melbourne City Hall and all non-emergency operations will remain closed Tuesday, September 12.
  • Beachside residents south of Pineda: Refrain from doing laundry, washing dishes, taking long showers, and limit toilet flushing, to prevent sewer backups into homes, streets, Indian River Lagoon.
  • Most traffic lights are out. Please limit travel and proceed with caution. Please treat non-operating traffic lights as 4-way stops.
  • Do not drive on flooded streets. It’s dangerous for you, and you could cause wave action that could drive water into neighbors’ homes.

 

  • Reports of sewage backing into homes and streets beachside south of Pineda. Limit sewer use (toilet flushes, bathing, laundry, dishwashing, etc.)
  • Brevard Zoo to reopen on Wednesday.
  • There are still 82,000 people without water in Brevard County at this time.

BREVARD:
PALM BAY UPDATED GARBAGE COLLECION:
REG. FRIDAY – COLLECTED TUESDAY 9/12
REG. MONDAY – COLLECTED WEDNESDAY 9?3
REG. TUESDAY -COLLECTED THURSDAY 9/14
REG. WEDNESDAY -COLLECTED FRIDAY 9/15
REG. THURSDAY – COLLECTED SATURDAY 9/16

Palm Bay City Hall will remain closed to the public Tuesday, September 12th
PALM BAY still in the process of repairing traffic signals Treat intersections WITHOUT WORKING signal as a four-way stop.

IF YOU LIVE IN THESE CITIES:

Melbourne, Indialantic, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Palm Shores, Satellite Beach, or Unincorporated Brevard South of Pineda Causeway
Send photos with address of ANY significant amount of flood water to :
cheryl.mall@mlbfl.org, or sent via Facebook (@CityofMelbourneFL) or Twitter (@MelbourneFL)

DELAND – 

Power Outages

As of 4 p.m., power outages:
• Florida Power & Light: 120,060
• Duke Energy: 68,000

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