UPDATE: Boil water advisory for Chapin lifted

April 11, 2013 

— The City of Columbia Water Works has lifted the boil water advisory issued Thursday for its customers north of Murray Linder Road and Old Lexington Highway, including Chapin.

PREVIOUS REPORTING:

A construction crew accidently cut a 12-inch water main serving the residents of Chapin, the city of Columbia reported Thursday afternoon.

All residents of the Lake Murray community can expect reduced water pressure until the water main is repaired. The City of Columbia Water Works issued a boil water advisory for all water customers north of Murray Lindler Road and Old Lexington Highway including the town of Chapin. All water should be boiled vigorously for at least 60 seconds before use in cooking, drinking or making ice until the advisory is lifted. Boiling for at least 60 seconds kills bacterial contaminants that may have made it into the water supply.

-- staff reports

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