COLUMBIA, SC — Columbia Water Works issued a boil water advisory Saturday for customers off Beltline Bouelvard, from Devine Street to Rosewood Drive.
That includes Azalea Drive, Yale Avenue, East Chapel Street, Mimosa Road and areas of Wilmot Avenue and Blossom Street around Beltline.
Customers in the affected areas were advised to boil their water vigorously for one full minute prior to drinking or cooking. Residents near the affected area who have lost water or water pressure should do the same.
The City of Columbia has experienced a 16” sixteen inch water main break, the water department said in a news release. This could possibly result in bacterial contamination of the water.
Still in effect Saturday is an advisory issued Friday for customers on Lakemor Court in the Crescent Lake subdivision next to Lake Columbia and customers on West Beltline Boulevard between Truman Street and Two Notch Road.
Lifted Saturday morning was a advisory for water customers near the Burton-Pack Elementary School on Webb Court from Truman Street to Garden Drive, all of Garden Drive, Thurmond Street from Garden Drive to Webb Court.
All food processors and restaurants near the affected area should comply with USDA and SC DHEC recommendations.
Friday afternoon two other advisories were lifted. Advisories covering customers near AC Flora High School on East Buchanan Drive from Parkman Drive to Beltline Boulevard and on Brentwood Drive between Eastwood Drive and East Buchanan Drive no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
Customers living on Lorick Avenue from Colonial Drive to Water Street also no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
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