Parts of Richland County under boil water advisory

by Thomas Lanahan, originally posted on July 5, 2016


COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – The City of Columbia Water Works has issued a boil water advisory for the customers in Richland County of Longcreek Drive (from Broad River Road to Riverwind Drive), KFC and The Hollow Apartments.

The City of Columbia is repairing an eight-inch line. This could possibly result in bacterial contamination to the water in the affected areas.

The City of Columbia Water Works is currently working to fix the problem.

Customers in the area are asked to vigorously boil their water for one minute prior to drinking or cooking until further notice.

If you have any questions, you are asked to call the Lexington/Richland County Environmental Services at 803-896-0620.

Residents can also call the City of Columbia Customer Care Call Center at 803-545-3300.

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