Boil water advisory issued at Cornell Arms Apartments

Boil advisory lifted for east Medford water

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- Water customers who live at the Cornell Arms Apartments are currently under a boil water advisory.

Columbia Water laboratory staff is advising water customers at 1230 Pendelton Street to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking or cooking.

Columbia Water experienced a water main break that could possibly result in bacterial contamination of water at the apartment building.

Those who live near the area are also advised to boil their water as the water staff is currently working to correct the problem.

All food processors and restaurants should comply with prescribed USDA and SCDHEC 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 Licensing at 545-4370.

Please contact the City of Columbia Customer Care Center at 545-3300 with any other inquiries concerning this Advisory.

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