The resources listed below are provided to assist developers, engineers, and contractors in designing and installing new water and sewer infrastructure in accordance with Charleston Water System's requirements.
All projects must comply with the standards and requirements outlined in our Minimum Standards for the Design and Construction of Water and Sanitary Sewer Systems, available in PDF format below.
On December 16, 2015, Charleston Water System's Board of Commissioners approved a three-phased incremental increase to water and sewer impact fees, with the first increase on July 1, 2016, the second on July 1, 2017, and the third on July 1, 2018. View fee schedule
In addition, the Board approved reducing the Unit Contributory Loading (UCL) for an Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU) from 400 gallons per day to 300 gallons per day, effective January 1, 2016.