Swansea boil water advisory put in place Friday is lifted

Swansea, SC (WOLO) — Several areas in the Town of Swansea that were placed under a water boil advisory Friday May 10th, 2019, are in the clear. The water boil advisory has been lifted and residents in the impacted areas are now able to consume their water without having to boil it first.  The water department says contractors accidentally punctured a 2 inch galvanized water main while trying to replace an outdated, leaking one along S Breacon Ave.

There have been no confirmed cases of contamination.

Officials tell us the damaged water main was replaced, and the were flushed, and bacteriological samples were taken and analyzed. Water department officials say results of those samplings indicate that the water system is safe
for drinking and cooking purposes.

Locations that were impacted included:

  • W 5th St, S Spring St (South of W 5th St)
  • S Monmouth Ave (South of W 5th St, S Breacon Ave), (South of W 3rd St)
  • W 8th St
  •  W 7th St
  • S Church St (from W 7th to the 900 block),

You can click the link provided below to see a full map of the areas that were under the water boil advisory or if you still have questions or concerns you can contact the Town Water Department
at 568-2835.




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