WHEREAS, the water treatment facility for the Town of Lockhart, South Carolina, is unable to provide safe water to its citizens; and,
WHEREAS, the Department of Health and Environmental Control has advised the citizens that their water is unfit for public consumption; and,
WHEREAS, this system is the primary water supply for the citizens of the Town of Lockhart; and,
WHEREAS, to assist the Town in maintaining an adequate supply of drinking water, alternate sources and support are required from the South Carolina National Guard.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and laws of the State of South Carolina, I hereby place the South Carolina National Guard on state duty and order the utilization of the South Carolina National Guard's personnel and equipment to assist in the maintenance of adequate drinking water supplies for the area.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 21ST DAY OF DECEMBER 1998.
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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