Boil water advisory lifted for Dorchester Co. neighborhoods

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A boil water advisory has been lifted for several Dorchester County neighborhoods.

Officials with the Dorchester County Water and Sewer Department issued a boil water advisory on Monday for residents in Indigo Palms, The Colony, Governors Estate, Moultrie Place and portions of Indigo Ridge, Ricefield Plantation and Pepperidge subdivisions, all of which are in Winsor Hill Plantation.

A press release states that a water main was being repaired at the intersection of Windsor Hill Boulevard and Beckton Street.

The repairs have since been completed, and the water is safe for cooking and drinking purposes.

Officials released the following information on Monday:


Date:  2/10/2014

The Dorchester County Water and Sewer Department is issuing a Boil Water Advisory until further notice for the residents of Beckton St., Sutton Place, Indigo Palms, Pepper Ridge, The Colony, Governors Estate, Moultrie Place, Ricefield Plantation Subdivision. This advisory is being issued due to a water line repair.

When the water supply is restored, customers are advised to boil their water vigorously for at least one (1) full minute before drinking or cooking. Also, any ice made from water which has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes. Notification will be given as soon as the water is safe for consumption.

If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at (843) 832-0075 or (843) 563-0075.

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