Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Pamlico County

A boil water advisory for parts of Pamlico County has been lifted.

Samples collected from multiple locations have been found to be free of coliform bacteria.

The areas affected were Highway 306 North, a portion of Highway 306 South, Reelsboro and Olympia to the Pamlico/Craven line.

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Residents in Pamlico county are still under a boil water advisory this morning, which could remain in effect until Wednesday.

The county's water department say those living along highway 306 near Reelsboro and Olympia experienced low water pressure due to a main water line cut Monday.

Residents need to boil water before bathing, drinking, cooking and brushing your teeth.

The water department says water samples will have to test negative 18 to 24 hours after the incident before the advisory could be lifted.

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  • by LS Location: NB on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:04 AM
    first most of us have heard about boil advisory....water was back on last night but warning comes out this morning???
  • by just me Location: Bayboro on Apr 27, 2010 at 06:48 AM
    While you are boiling your water to take a bath and to drink you are still being charged for contaminated water. Does not seem right to me. How about a comment from one of our commissioners on this problem that seems to happen quite often.

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