HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A number of communities in the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee are under boil water advisories following Hurricane Matthew.
According to information from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the following areas are impacted:
- City of Florence
- Georgetown County Water Sewer District/Waccamaw Neck
- GCWSD/Red Hill
- Town of Kingstree
- Town of Andrews
- Rock Bluff subdivision
- Peninsula at Inlet Point
Information from officials with the city of Marion stated customers with the Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority within the city are also under a boil water advisory.
If a boil water advisory is issued, it means that the water supply may be contaminated, either by a sewage overflow, a water line break, a chemical spill, a natural disaster such as a hurricane or flood, or some other unusual event, according to information from DHEC.
Residents should check with their local governments for the status of boil water advisories.
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