Columbia, SC (WLTX) The City of Columbia has experienced a 6" (six inch) water main break on Whitwood Circle in the Harbison area.
The City of Columbia Water Works is advising their 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 also advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
The break could possibly result in bacterial contamination of the water in the area of Whitwood Cir off Tawny Branch Rd.
Also, any ice made from water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes
The City of Columbia Water Works is presently working to correct the problem.