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Boil water advisory issued for Edisto Beach

EDISTO BEACH, SC (WCSC) - A boil water advisory has been issued for the Town of Edisto Beach for residents who get their water from Edisto Beach Utilities.  The advisory is due to damage to a water main that was replaced Monday.  The advisory is in effect until further notice.

A boil water advisory is issued when water may be contaminated.  Breaks in a water main or loss of pressure in the water system are the main causes of such contamination.  Residents should heat their water to a rolling boil for at least one minute before drinking or cooking with it.

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