AIKEN, S.C. – The City of Aiken has issued a precautionary Boil Water Advisory in the Richland Avenue area.
A water main broke on Richland Avenue East near Old Wagener Road and the repair was completed this morning.
Residents who were without water, and who lost water pressure. should boil their water for at least 2 minutes, and allow to cool prior to consumption for the next 24 hours.
Those with cloudy tap water should refrain from consuming and let the water run until it’s clear. Once the water is clear, it is safe to drink.
One lane of Richland Avenue remains closed while crews complete repairs to the roadway.
If you have additional questions, contact Rebecca Stoll with City of Aiken Engineering and Utilities at (803) 642-7617.