(WLTX) -- After experiencing a 6-inch water main break, some water customers are advised to boil their water before use.

Customers of Byron Road from Wormwood Lane to Shelley Road in Richland County are told to boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking or cooking. Ice made from the water that has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes.

Questions concerning healthcare facilities and assisted living facilities should be directed to SC DHEC at 545-4370. For other inquires, contact The City of Columbia Customer Care Call Center at 545-3300.