UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Beaufort County

Officials with the Beaufort County Water Department say that a boil water advisory issued Friday night has been lifted.

Consumers are no longer required to boil water used for human consumption, according to officials.

Persons served by this system are urged to continue to manage their water usage and consumption, and report any leaks or problems to the Beaufort County Water Department
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Emergency water line repairs have forced a boil water advisory for part of Beaufort County.

Residents of the affected area will experience outages and periods of low pressure through 11 p.m.

It impacts customers north of Cayton Rd. and West Barr Rd., south of Sunset Dr., and west of US Hwy 17 South. This outage includes customers on US Hwy 17 South between Sunset Dr. and West Barr Rd., Cayton Rd., West Barr Rd., Frederick Rd., Taylor Rd., Carrow Rd., Hodges Rd., Hwy 33 west of Chocowinity to the Pitt County line and all feeder or intersecting roads.

When service is restored, customers should boil all water for human consumption or use bottled water. If cloudiness or discoloration appears in the water, you should avoid doing laundry.

The boil water advisory will remain in effect until further notice.