Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Pender County rescinds boil order

ROCKY POINT – Pender County Utilities has rescinded the low pressure and boil water advisory it issued Sept. 20 for customers in the central and western areas of the county.

“Bacteriological analysis results of drinking water samples collected yesterday from this water system show no coliform bacteria present,” Bryan McCabe, interim public utilities director, said. “They system has resumed normal operations and you may use the water without boiling.”

The affected areas included N.C. Highway 11 (Willard), along Highway 117 from the Duplin County Line south to the New Hanover County line, and west of Highway 117 to US 421 served by Pender County Utilities, known as the Rocky Point/Topsail Water and Sewer District.

For information, call Pender County Utilities at 910-259-1570.

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