Public Notice

Public Notice

System Pressure Advisory: Part of Boiling Spring Lakes / Aviso de Presion del Sistema Meteorologico


The water consumers of Brunswick County Public Utilities located in Boiling Spring Lakes on E. Boiling Springs Rd. and all connecting roads off E. Boiling Springs Dr. on both sides between North Lake Dr. and the dam have experienced loss of water pressure due to a main line break at the dam caused by contractors working on storm clean up. We have crews on site assessing the damage to repair the line.

Map of the affected area (click to enlarge)

Periods of low or no pressure in the distribution system increases the potential for back siphonage and introduction of bacteria into the water system.

Therefore, Brunswick County Public Utilities and the Division of Water Resources advises that consumers boil all water used for human consumption (including drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes and food preparation) or use bottled water.

Vigorous boiling for one (1) minute should kill any disease-causing organisms that may be present in the water.

This advisory remains in effect until further written notification is issued.

This advisory issued on October 17, 2018 by:

John Nichols

Brunswick County Public Utilities



Un aviso de presion del sistema meteorologico a sido emitido para East Boiling Springs Road. Les aconsejamos HERVIR TODA AGUA para consumir. (incluyendo para tomar, hacer hielo, lavarse los dientes y boca, lavar platos, y agua utilizada para alguna preparacion de comida) o usar agua enbotellada.

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Reclaimed Water

What is reclaimed water?

Reclaimed water, or effluent reuse, is treated wastewater meeting effluent standards that is used in a beneficial manner and for the purpose of conservation of the state’s water resources, by reducing the use of other water resources. The water is treated and disinfected, and North Carolina sets strict standards for reclaimed water that often make it higher quality water than surface water.

Reclaimed water is for irrigation use only. DO NOT drink reclaimed water.

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In the United States, reclaimed water has been used since 1929 with no known cases of illness or allergies as a result of proper usage. Residents of Cary and Holly Springs, North Carolina, and dozens of communities in Florida, California, Texas and Arizona have used reclaimed water to safely irrigate their lawns.

Approved Uses for Reclaimed Water

  • Landscape irrigation of residential lawns, golf courses, parks, landscaped areas, and other public, industrial or commercial grounds
  • Dust control for street sweeping
  • Roadway pre-treatment
  • Directional boring
  • Vehicle washing
  • Pesticide application
  • Pressure washing
  • Decorative ponds and fountains that do NOT have a drain to surface waters, storm drains, or catch basins. Must display permanent weatherproof signage
  • General construction purposes such as soil compaction, dust control, and asphalt reclamation
  • Cooling tower and boiler blowdown water
  • Toilet flushing

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Brunswick County operates over 25 miles of reclaimed water force mains supplying reclaimed water for irrigation to eleven golf courses and 1,040 acres of dedicated tree farms and turf farms.

Reclaimed water is used on golf courses in:

  • Sea Trail
  • Ocean Ridge
  • Winding River
  • St. James Plantation

Reclaimed water fosters healthy, green lawns and landscaping, and minimizes the burden on potable water supply and infrastructure.

Reclaimed water is ideal for irrigation since it can be provided at a nearly constant pressure and contains some nutrients that can minimize the need for fertilizer.

Reclaimed water can minimize or eliminate the need to expand potable water supply and production, ultimately saving money for the community.

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P.O. Box 469
Bolivia, NC

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(910) 371-3490
(910) 454-0512

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 249
Bolivia, NC

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