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WATER SERVICE UPDATES - September 8, 2021

1:30 pm 9/9/21 - The Boil Water Notice has been lifted. All biological samples came back clear related to yesterday's water main break. 

10:30 am 9/9/21 - Boil Water Notice in affect until at least 1:30 when samples will be read.  

7:00 pm Water service is 100% and the town's three water tanks are nearly full and all in their normal operating range.  Boil Water Notice remains in affect until Thursday morning when biological samples confirm it is safe.

1:00 pm Water service has been fully restored and water pressure is nearly normal.  A reminder of the 24 hour Boil Water Notice which is in affect until Thursday morning when biological samples confirm it is safe..

9:30 am: Repairs were completed on the water main break.  The water plant has now released the water from the plant into the system and services are being restored.  It is expected that water pressure should be normal by midday today, September 8th.



A Boil Water Notice was issued on September 8th due to a 10" water main break near the Granite Street water tank overnight (September 7-8, 2021).  As of 1:30 pm on September 9th this Boil Water Notice has been lifted as all biological samples came back clear.


Fats, Oils and Grease Ordinance Proposals

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council is considering implementation of a FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease) Program dealing with commercial food preparation.  Letters have been sent to local restaurant owners regarding this potential ordinance.  Please see the links below for PDF documents with the Draft ordinance and program.

DRAFT Fats Oils and Grease Ordinance

DRAFT Fats Oils and Grease Program


Message From The Mayor

A special note about COVID-19:

These are crazy times in which we are living in.  I urge everyone to please take extra care during this time.  We must use caution with each other as we will be depending upon each other in order to get through this.  The enemy we face knows no borders, has no affiliations, and does not discriminate.  This is not a B-L issue, or a South Carolina issue, or even a United States issue.  This is a global pandemic and it is up to us to unite in defeating it.  As human beings we must unite in fairness, kindness and courage in order to defeat this.  Be safe.  Reach out for help.  Help a neighbor.  We will come out the other side stronger and more united than ever.