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.