UPDATE: As of Thursday, May 11th, Whitmire residents no longer need to boil their water.
According to DHEC, bacteriological samples were collected at various locations in the system and analyzed by the Whitmire Filter Plant.
The results indicate the system is now safe to use for drinking and cooking purposes.
May 9, 2017
The Town of Whitmire is advising the residents to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking.
They say the system lost pressure in the main line located on Union St. near the Little League Ballpark.
They say it is a advisory only and is not mandatory.
Any ice made from the water which hasn’t been boiled.
They are working on correcting the problem and the pressure should be restored soon.