Boil Water Advisory

News Release


Boil Water Advisory Issued

The City of West Columbia experienced a water line break affecting water customers in the following areas:

  • · Lee Circle
  • · Kitty Hawk Drive
  • · Palo Verde Drive
  • · Pompeii Place
  • · Swannanoa Drive
  • · Pinecroft Drive
  • · Baywater Drive
  • · Lakeview Drive
  • · Durham Drive
  • · Woodhurst Lane
  • · Lownsdale Road
  • · Westmorland Lane
  • · Mobile Avenue
  • · 1245 & 1251 Boston Avenue
  • · 2200 & 2300 Blocks of Airport Blvd.
  • · Dawn Drive

Once the water line is repaired and water service is restored, water customers in these areas who have lost water pressure or who experience cloudy water or sediment in the water 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. Customers experiencing sediment in the water are advised to flush the water until no sediment appears and then continue to boil their water for at least one (1) full minute.

This boil water advisory will remain in effect until it is lifted. Water customers may check the city of West Columbia website at for updates on the boil water advisory.

Water customers may also contact customer service at City Hall between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 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.

Issued at 9:35 AM on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

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