Water customers of Pender County Utilities, in Pender County, in Foy’s Plantation along Francis Marion Drive, Jefferson Drive, and Leslie Lane in Scott’s Hill are advised that due to a main line leak, water is being temporarily turned off to conduct a watermain repair in the area this afternoon, Tuesday August 13, 2019. We expect water to be off for several hours while repairs are performed.
Water service will be returned upon completion of the work. Periods of low or no pressure in the distribution system increases the potential for back siphonage and introduction of bacteria into the water system.
Therefore, consumers in the area noted above are advised to boil all water used for human consumption (including drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes and food preparation) or use bottled water until this advisory is lifted. This advisory will be in effect for a minimum of 24 hours.
Vigorous boiling for one (1) minute should kill any disease-causing organisms that may be present in the water.
Water customers are strongly urged to conserve water whenever possible.
This advisory remains in effect until further written notification is issued.
This advisory issued on August 13, 2019 by:
Kenny Keel, Director
Pender County Utilities
Public Water Supply Section
NC Division of Water Resources
Wilmington Regional Office
cc: Public Water Supply Section, Regional Engineer
Pender County Health Department