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Columbus Co. officials issue updated boil water advisory for more Hallsboro residents

Updated: May. 11, 2021 at 11:03 PM EDT
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HALLSBORO, N.C. (WECT) - A boil water advisory is being issued for more Hallsboro residents due to a broken water main and another problem detected later Tuesday evening according to Columbus County officials.

The broken line is on Red Bug Road and county staff is working to make the repairs so water service can be restored.

The boil water advisory affects those living on: Red Bug Road, Giles Byrd Road, Mill Quarter Road, Thurman Road, Honey Hill Road, Sam Potts Hwy, and Bussy Road.

Other areas now affected include Wyche Road, Oak Street, Blue Bird Lane, Whipperwill Lane, Honey Hill Drive, Lakeland Circle, Pierce Road, Clyde Collier Road, Jockey Road, and School Road.

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.

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