Boil advisory issued for several areas, counties following Hurricane Matthew
by Mikayla Mercer, originally posted on October 10, 2016
Dillon County, S.C. (WPDE) — Boil advisories have been issued for the following areas until further notice. Residents and visitors are asked to boil all water before use.
As of 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, Trico Water Company in Dillon County lifted its system-wide boil water advisory. The boil water notice was first issued on Oct. 9 by the company.
The City of Florence announced Tuesday afternoon the boil water advisory for several communities in the county had been lifted.
“The DHEC analysis of the water samples shows that no bacteriological contamination exists, therefore, there is no need for any customers of the City of Florence water system to boil their water. This includes those areas where water service restoration is currently underway,” a release on the city’s website reads.
Questions concerning the boil advisory can be directed to the City of Florence Public Works & Utilities Department 843-665-3236.
Boil water advisories in Georgetown County have been lifted for all areas except for the Town of Andrews. Andrews is still under a system-wide boil water advisory.
Use abundance of caution and boil water if you are hesitant about your current water quality.
The boil water advisory for the City of Marion imposed by the Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority lifted was lifted Tuesday, and officials say the low pressure issue has been resolved as well.
Officials say tests show there is no water contamination and it is safe to drink.