Boil water advisory issued following line breaks
June 11, 2018
Spartanburg Water System experienced water main breaks that have affected the water service in the areas noted above. Customers may experience an interruption of service or a reduction in normal water pressure. The affected water mains are being repaired as quickly as possible. Once repaired, the affected areas will be thoroughly flushed and tested to assure that no contamination has occurred.
There has been no confirmed contamination of the water system in this area. However, as a precautionary measure, until test results can be reviewed, customers in the above- listed areas have been advised to boil water intended for drinking or cooking vigorously for at least one full minute prior to use. Also, any ice made from water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.
This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.
Spartanburg Water is working to correct the problem as quickly as possible, and will notify its customers when the issue is resolved.
ABOUT SPARTANBURG WATER: Spartanburg Water, an award-winning utility, is comprised of Spartanburg Water System and Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District. It serves a population of nearly 200,000 within Spartanburg County, as well as others in parts of Greenville, Union and Cherokee counties. With the help of its dedicated team of more than 250 employees, each day it produces an average of 25 million gallons of drinking water and cleans 12 million gallons of reclaimed water for its customers and community.