Boil Water Advisory issued for parts of Columbus County

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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Columbus County is advising water consumers of a boil water advisory in place.

There is a busted water main line on Red Bug Road and several customers are still currently without water.

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“Staff is working diligently to make the necessary repairs so that water can be restored to our customers as quickly as possible,” the county wrote in a release.

The customers in these areas will need to boil their water for 24 hours to ensure that no bacteria is present in their water and that it is safe for human consumption.

UPDATE (10:35 p.m.) Another problem with a water line in the Hallsboro area occurred this evening.  The previous boil advisory has been expanded to include all of the following:

Wyche Road
Oak Street
Blue Bird Lane
Whipperwill Lane
Honey Hill Drive
Lakeland Circle
Pierce Road
Clyde Collier Road
Red Bug Road
Giles Byrd Road
Thurman Road
Jockey Road
Sam Potts Hwy
School Road
Honey Hill Road