Black Mountain issues state of emergency, boil water advisory after major water leak discovered

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Spartanburg Water says a boil water advisory has been issued following a failure of a 12-inch distribution line.

The company said crews are currently on site to repair the line. Approximately 350 customers are affected by the advisory, Spartanburg Water said.

The advisory has been issued for the following areas:

Highway 56 and Highway 215 from Dairy Ridge Road to Foster Mill Circle Kirkwood PlaceStoneridge RoadWest RoadJim Merritt DriveGibson RoadEagle Nest RoadGrace RoadJohn Henry Way Eastlake DriveBagwell DriveStone Station Road Foster Mill RoadMillstone Acres DriveW. Deerview LaneE. Deerview LaneFincher RoadFoothills DriveHorace Smith RoadLandfill RoadLanford RoadO and W DriveRunning Deer DriveShands RoadStewart RoadStone Ridge RoadWashburn CourtWinding WayZimmerman Lake RoadPauline-Glenn Springs Elementary School

Spartanburg Water advises that customers in the affected areas vigorously boil water intended for cooking or drinking for at least one full minute before use.

The company said customers may experience outages or a reduction in normal water pressure during the repairs.

The repairs and testing will take at least 24 hours to complete, Spartanburg Water said.

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