The City of Columbia Water Works advises the water customers of the 3900 and 4000 blocks of Rosewood Drive, located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
The City of Columbia has experienced a 12 inch water main break. This could possibly result in bacterial contamination of the water in the 3900 and 4000 blocks of Rosewood Drive. Water customers should continue to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cook until otherwise notified by the City of Columbia Water Works. Also, any ice made from the water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.
The City of Columbia Water Works is presently working to correct the problem.
All food processors and restaurants should comply with the prescribed USDA And SC DHEC recommendations, respectively. Should you have an questions peraining to this advisory, please call the Lexington/Richland County Environmental Health Office at 803.576.2910 or the South Carolina Hospitality Association at 803.765.9000.
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Questions concerning healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities should be direct to the SC DHEC Division of Health Licensing at 803.545.4370.
The City of Columbia Water Works, 803.733.8337 or 803.781.2181, may answer other inquiries concerning this advisory.