WARNING: Thieves Posing As Palm Beach County Water Utilities Workers

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory From Palm Beach County) — Recently someone claiming to be a Palm Beach County Water Utilities employee gained access to a home by pretending he was there to test the customer’s water.Customers of the Water Utilities Department (WUD) should be cautious of anyone claiming to be an employee and asking to enter the home.

WUD employees will not ask to enter your home, offer to test your water, or accept payments.

Things to look for:

  • Water Utilities Department photo ID badge
  • Uniform with the Palm Beach County logo
  • WUD vehicle clearly marked with the Water Utilities Department logo

If you suspect someone is falsely identifying themselves, call 911 to report the incident.