West Columbia issues boil water advisory

The City of West Columbia experienced a water line break affecting water customers in the following water_main_breakareas:

 2800 block of Franklin Street

All of Shampy Street

All of Bensmin Drive

2800 block of Kirkwood Drive

All of Dalewood Drive

All of Sandlewood Drive

All of Morningdale Drive

2700, 2800, and 2900 blocks of Rainbow Drive

Once the water line is repaired and water service is restored, water customers in this area 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 (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking. Also, any ice made from water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.  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 (1) full minute.

This boil water advisory will remain in effect until it is lifted.  Water customers may check the city of West Columbia website atwww.westcolumbiasc.gov 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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