Boil Water Advisory for Parts of West Columbia

originally posted on July 2, 2016


West Columbia, SC (WLTX) — Officials from the City of West Columbia say some residents should boil their water after the city experienced a water line break.

This advisory is for the following areas:

  • 9th Street to State Street
  • Augusta Street to C Avenue
  • Grandby¬†Oaks Apartments

Officials say water customers who have lost water pressure or who experience cloudy water are advised to boil their water for at least one minute before drinking or cooking. Customers with sediment in the water are advised to flush the water and then boil the water for at least one minute. Any ice made from the water that has not been boiled should not be used.

Customers may check the city of West Columbia’s website for updates.

Officials say water customers may also contact customer service at City Hall between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at 803.791.1880. Emergencies occurring after hours and on weekends and holidays should be reported to the West Columbia Police Department at 803.794.0721.

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