Boil water advisory in effect for parts of Richland County

by Thomas Lanahan, originally posted on September 5, 2016


COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – A boil water advisory is now in effect for parts of Richland County.

The City of Columbia says water customers of Summerlea Drive, Summerlea Lane and Westwood Avenue in the Earlwood Subdivision should boil their water for one minute before drinking or cooking.

The city says they’ve experienced a 12-inch water main break in the area that could possibly result in bacterial contamination of the water.

The city says they’re currently working to fix the problem.

If you have any questions in regards to the advisory to please call the Lexington/Richland County Environmental Services at 803-896-0620.

The City of Columbia Call Care Center can also answer any questions at 803-545-3300.

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