Water Service

Charleston Water System provides clean drinking water and fire protection to more than 400,000 people in the Greater Charleston area. 

Our water is tested for quality more than 20,000 times each year, and it meets or surpasses all regulations and standards.

Our water distribution system is designed to provide enough water at a moment's notice to meet fire flow demands. We own and maintain more than 9,000 fire hydrants throughout our service area. 

Our water meet or exceeds all quality standards.

water faucet

Tap water provides fire protection. Charleston Water owns and operates fire hydrants in our service area.

One of Charleston Water System's 9,000 fire hydrants.