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City of Columbia Water and Sewer
Friday July 8th, 2022 :: 08:35 a.m. EDT

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Boil Water Advisory for Forest Creek Subdivision

Friday, July 08, 2022
 
Columbia Water Boil Water Advisory
 
To Columbia Water Customers located at Forest Creek Subdivision
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Forest Creek Subdivision. Located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.  Also, any residents near the affected area who have lost water and/or water pressure are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Columbia Water has experienced an 8” inch water main break. This could possibly result in bacterial contamination of the water on Forest Creek SubdivisionWater customers should continue to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking until otherwise notified by Columbia Water laboratory staff.  Also, any ice made from water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.
Columbia Water staff is presently working to correct the problem.
Please contact the City of Columbia Customer Care Center at 545-3300 with any other inquiries concerning this Advisory.
Questions concerning healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities should be directed to the SC DHEC Division of Health Licensing at 545-4370.
All food processors and restaurants should comply with prescribed USDA and SC DHEC recommendations, respectively.  Should you have any questions pertaining to this advisory, please call Lexington/Richland County Environmental Services at 896-0620.  Restaurants and hotels may contact the SC Restaurant and Lodging Association at 765-9000.
 

Address/Location
City of Columbia Water and Sewer
1136 Washington St
Columbia, SC 29201

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-545-3300

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