Boil Water Advisory Issued
West Columbia, SC (March 10, 2017, 9:14 AM) – The City of West Columbia experienced a water line break affecting water customers in the following areas (shown inside the yellow boundaries of the attached map):
• Jarvis Klapman Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard
• Sunset Boulevard to Alexander Road
• Alexander Road to the end of Riverside Apartments
• C Avenue at State Street to 9th Street
• 9th Street to Jarvis Klapman Boulevard
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 (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 www.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.