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PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE:  Affected area: 7205 Thomas Drive, Dunes of Panama Building "C".  Due to the replacement of a 3" value by the City Utilities Staff, the water supply experienced a temporary loss of water pressure on March 14, 2018.  If you live at this address, you may experience discolored water approximately 24 hours after your water has been restored.  As a precaution, we advise all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or dish washing be boiled and a rolling boil of one minute is sufficient.  As an alternative, bottled water may be used. This notice will remain in effect until the problem has been corrected and a bacteriological survey shows that the water is safe to drink. The City will publicly issue a rescission lifting this “Precautionary Boil Water Notice” at that time.  If you have any questions, please contact PCB Utilities Department at (850) 233-5100 from 8AM-4PM, Monday -Friday, or after hours & weekends at (850) 233-5050.   

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Chief Drew Whitman


Chief Drew R. Whitman grew up in Byron, Michigan. He settled in Panama City Beach in 1988 while serving in the United States Air Force, at Tyndall Air Force Base. He joined the Panama City Beach Police Department as an auxiliary officer in 1989, and received his Criminal Justice Certification from Gulf Coast Community College during this time. In 1991, he became a full time officer after completing his tour with the Air Force, which included a tour of duty in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He worked his way through the ranks of uniformed patrol, and then on February 15, 2012 Chief Whitman took over the command of the Department as Chief of Police.

Chief Whitman is a 2004 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy, with the 219th session. He is a member of the FBINAA, the Florida Chief of Police Association, where he serves on the Board of Directors, representing District 10. He is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a Master Mason and a member of the Shaddai Shrine Temple. He also serves as the Chair for the Gulf Coast Criminal Justice Selection Center Board.

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