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West Columbia issues boil water advisory due to water line break

West Columbia, SC (February 5, 2018 at 12:52 PM) – The City of West Columbia has issued a boil water advisory affecting the following water customers to repair a leak in the line (see attached map):

5th St

6th St

7th St

9th St – blocks 100 - 400

Alexander Rd – blocks 100 - 500

Augusta St – blocks 100 - 900

B Ave – blocks 400 - 900

C Ave – blocks 400 - 700

Carpenter St

Center St – blocks 400 - 900

City Flow Ct

Congaree Park Dr

Court Ave

Herman St

Hudson St

Leaphart St – 200 block

Meeting St – blocks 200 - 800

N Cromwell St

N Lucas St – blocks 200 - 300

N Marble St

N Witt St

Norfolk St

Oliver St

River Flow Ct

Riverwalk Cir

S Cromwell St

S Lucas St – 200 block

S Marble St

S Witt St

Shuler St

Shull St – blocks 500 - 800

Sortwell St

Spring St

State St – blocks 100 - 600

Sunset Blvd – blocks 100 - 400

Violet St

Once 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 (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 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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