Boil water advisory issued on Cape Flattery Court

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)– The City of Columbia Water Works has issued a boil water advisory in an area of Lexington County.
The city advises water customers of Cape Flattery Court off Columbia Avenue to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Also, any residents near the affected area who have lost water or water pressure are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute as well.
The city of Columbia experienced a six-inch water main break that could possibly result in bacterial contamination of th e water on Cape Flattery Court.
Any ice made from water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.
The city is currently working to correct the problem.
All food processors and restaurants should comply with prescribed USDA and SC DHEC recommendations, respectively.
Should you have any questions pertaining to this advisory, please call the Lexington/Richland County Environmental Services at 803-896-0620.
Restaurants and Hotels only may contact the SC Restaurant and Lodging Association at 765-9000.
Questions concerning healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities should be directed to the SC DHEC Division of Health Licensing at 803-545-4370.

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