Old Friargate boil water advisory
To Columbia Water Customers located at the 300 and 400 block of Charing Cross Rd. in the Old Friarsgate subdivision Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers 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 a 4” four inch water main break This could possibly result in bacterial contamination of the water on 300 and 400 blk of Charing Cross in the Friarsgate subdivision Water 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.
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.
Questions concerning healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities should be directed to the SC DHEC Division of Health