A BOIL WATER NOTICE is in effect for Maple Street in Chester.

Boil water vigorously for at least one minute prior to drinking or cooking.

This notice was issued because bacteriological samples taken in the Maple Street area after a repair have failed. Repairs have been completed and the system is fully operational.

Customers should vigorously boil their tap water for one full minute prior to drinking, cooking, washing hands for food preparation, giving to pets, or for any use that could cause water to enter the mouth. Any ice made from water which has not been boiled must not be used for drinking purposes.

CMD will continue to flush the affected areas and perform bacteriological testing. Customers will be notified once the problem is corrected and boiling water is no longer necessary. Please contact our office at (803) 385-5123 or visit for more information.

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