Boil water advisory issued in West Columbia

by Andrea Butler, originally posted on January 14, 2017


West Columbia, S.C. (WACH)– The City of West Columbia experienced a water line break affecting water customers in the following areas:

• Shampy Street

• 2800 Block of Franklin Drive

• Kirkwood Drive

• Dalewood Drive

• Sandalwood Drive

• Bensmin Drive

• Morningdale Drive

Once the water line is repaired and water service is restored, water customers in these areas who have lost water pressure or who experience cloudy water or sediment in the water are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking or cooking. Water customers experiencing sediment in the water are advised to flush the water until no sediment appears and then continue to boil their water for at least one full minute.

This boil water advisory will remain in effect until it is lifted. Water customers may check the city of West Columbia website at for updates on the boil water advisory.

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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