BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED FOR LEVY AREA

Okatie, SC [February 20, 2019] – Beaufort Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC)

announced today that the latest water sample analyses indicate the water in the Levy area is free from bacteria and is safe for human consumption.

The boil advisory for Levy is now lifted.

The precautionary advisory  to  boil  water  used  for  drinking  or  cooking  was  issued

February 18 due to a failure on our 12” water main that parallels South Okatie Hwy and ends in the residential neighborhood of Telfair plantation.

Additionally, BJWSA suggests that you flush your system, running bathtub and sink faucets for 10 minutes or until the water is clear.

BJWSA apologizes for any inconvenience this incident may have caused. 

February 18, 2019 — 6 PM

Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) are advising residents in the Levy Community to boil their water before using for drinking, cooking or dishwashing. The advisory area includes South Okatie Hwy, starting at Delta Estates Road and ending at Telfair Plantation.  

 This is due to a failure on our 12” water main that parallels South Okatie Hwy and ends in the residential neighborhood of Telfair plantation. Directions on boiling water can be found here.

 

January 9, 20198 PM

Beaufort Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) announced today that the latest water sample analyses indicate the water in the City of Beaufort is free from bacteria and is safe for human consumption. The boil advisory for the City of Beaufort is now lifted.

The precautionary advisory  to  boil  water  used  for  drinking  or  cooking  was  issued January 8 because a contractor hit a line, causing water pressure to drop.

Additionally, BJWSA suggests that you flush your system, running bathtub and sink faucets for 10 minutes or until the water is clear.

BJWSA apologizes for any inconvenience this incident may have caused.

December 7, 2018 — 9 AM: Customers who might have recently experienced discolored water are reminded to flush their COLD WATER TAPS for FIVE MINUTES.

2019 Discolored Water Fact Sheet

 

 

 

 

 

No other urgent news at this time.