Water pressure concerns spark suggested irrigation schedule in SW Columbia

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COLUMBIA - In response to low water pressure in some southwest Columbia neighborhoods, Columbia Water and Light sent out a suggested watering schedule.The Department of Natural Resources requires a boil advisory if water pressure drops below 20 PSI. Low water pressure can result in harmful chemicals entering the water.Columbia Water and Light spokesperson Lucia Bourgeois said the pressure was in the low 30s earlier this week, which has them concerned."It's lower than we would like to have it," she said. "Irrigation is the most water-intensive thing that a resident can do."Thornbrook, Bradbury Estates, Steeplechase, Creeks Edge, and Windham Ridge are the neighborhoods included in the schedule. Preferred times are listed by street name and are staggered...

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Water pressure concerns spark suggested irrigation schedule in SW Columbia

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