Water main break in Aiken now fixed; boil water advisory in effect


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) — A water main break near 325 Northwood Drive is now fixed, according to the City of Aiken Engineering and Utilities Department.

Approximately 150 homes on Northwood Drive, Penmar Street, Woodbine Drive, and Vivion Drive were impacted. Officials say water has been restored and a boil water advisory is in effect until further notice.

We’re told traffic in the area is still impacted as crews using backhoes are working to refill trenches. “Expect some air in your water lines until [the] system returns to normal flow,” officials added.

Count on NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated on this developing story.

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