For Immediate Release
Boil Water Advisory Issued and Disruption of Service Reminder
West Columbia, SC (March 7, 2017, 5:09 PM) – The completion of the waterline relocation project on Rainbow Drive requiring a disruption in service for City of West Columbia water customers beginning on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 has been completed for the customers on the East side of I-26.
Water service has been restored for the following customers, however, a boil water advisory is in effect for the customers on the East side of I-26, marked in orange on the attached map and listed below:
All addresses on the 2500 Block of Rainbow Drive
All addresses on the 400 and 500 Blocks of Beverly Drive
All West Columbia water customers on Huntington Drive
2122 Platt Springs Road
Brooks Avenue including the Leisure Center
Reminder! Water service will be turned off for customers from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM, on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, for customers on the West side of I-26, marked in yellow on the attached map and listed below:
2804 & 2808 Wilton Road
All addresses on Dawn Drive
All addresses on Rainbow Circle
All addresses on Armstrong Street
All addresses on Kensington Court
A map of the affected areas (shown in orange and yellow) is attached to this news release. Once the water lines are relocated and water service is restored, water customers in this area and any water customers near this area who have lost water pressure are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking. Also, any ice made from water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.
Water customers may check the City of West Columbia website, at www.westcolumbiasc.gov, for updates on the boil water advisory.
Water customers may also contact customer service at City Hall between 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday at 803-791-1880. Emergencies occurring after hours and on weekends and holidays should be reported to the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721.
Posted on Wed, March 8, 2017