*As of 9/1/21, plant tours for the public, community groups, and schools are still paused due to COVID concerns.However, media and industry professionals may request access or tour any time.
Call (843) 727-7146 to inquire.
The facilities below were constructed for operation by utility professionals, most of which are specially licensed and have a full grasp of the machinery, complex structures, and chemicals in active use. Safety is always our top priority.
Hanahan Water Treatment Plant
1104 Hanahan Rd., Hanahan, SC 29406
Strict criteria, for safety reasons:
- Request at least one month in advance, but two months is ideal.
- All participants at least 14 years old.
- Student-teacher/adult ratio of 4-1, or better.
- Closed toe shoes, sturdy pants.
- Weekdays, in daylight.
Plum Island Wastewater Treatment Plant
539 Harbor View Circle, Charleston, SC 29412
No criteria established, but safety will always be paramount.