A boil water advisory has been issued for water customers of The town of Blythewood who live in Winnsboro.
Customers are urged to vigorously boil any water used for drinking, food preparation or making ice for at least one full minute before use.
The town of Winnsboro said the city of Columbia has issued a boil water advisory for all its service area which includes the town of Winnsboro. Water system contamination could also occur in the Town of Blythewood prompting the advisory.
Winnsboro officials are continuing to monitor the situation.