CLEMSON, SC (WSPA) – The City of Clemson advises the following residents of the City of Clemson, located in Pickens County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Residents should continue to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking until otherwise notified by the City of Clemson. Also, any ice made from water which has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.
This advisory is being issued as a precaution only, due to low water pressure caused by the repair of a 6″ main water line break caused by a directional boring contractor.
The City of Clemson is presently working to correct the problem.
If you should have any questions concerning this advisory, you may call the City of Clemson Utilities Department at 864-653-2046 or the Police Department at 864-624-2000 after normal business hours. You may also refer to the City of Clemson’s web page at www.cityofclemson.org for updated information.
The City of Clemson has taken samples throughout this area. Water sample testing should be completed around 4:00 p.m. Thursday. Please check City of Clemson’s website after 4:30 p.m. for the sample results.