Columbia Lifts Boil Water Advisory

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– The City of Columbia’s water is now safe to drink. The boil water advisory has been lifted. City officials announced all areas served by the City of Columbia‘s water works no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking. Following an intense flushing of the distribution system…samples were collected and analyzed by the City of Columbia Water Works. The results of this sampling indicate the system is safe to use for drinking and cooking purposes. Customers should flush all of their faucets and empty any ice trays made from water during this advisory. Customers with automatic ice-makers may want to continue disposing of their ice until they’re sure the lines serving their ice-makers are clear.

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