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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Small Segment of West Ashley Greenway to Close for Sewer Work

We must close a small segment of the West Ashley Greenway from Albemarle Road to Fenwick Drive from March 5 through mid-April so we can safely perform work in the area. Signage will be posted to identify the work site as the closure approaches and will re...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Notice Anything Different About Your Water?

Natural taste/smell changes are temporary and we’re working hard in many ways to minimize them.

Due to recent cold weather, we believe that harmless natural changes are happening in our Bushy Park Reservoir which may cause earthy and musty tastes and scent...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

2018 Budget Approved

Charleston Water System’s (CWS) Board of Commissioners approved the utility’s 2018 fiscal year budget at its regular meeting November 30. The budget includes a rate increase that will vary between three and three and a half percent for combined water and ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Historical Marker Placed On Marion Square

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The Charleston Water System (CWS) placed a South Carolina Historical Marker on Marion Square in downtown Charleston October 12 to commemorate the nearby 6-inch diameter, 1,970-feet deep artesian well that became Charleston’s first public water s...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Notice of Impact Fee Increases

Water and sewer impact fees are increasing in three phases. The first increase took effect July 1, 2016, which is the current fee below. The second increase will occur July 1, 2017 and the third July 1, 2018.

Impact fees are one-time fees charged for new c...

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

Impact Fee Increases & Important Policy Changes for New Development

Charleston Water System’s Board of Commissioners recently approved changes to the Unit Contributory Loading for an Equivalent Residential Unit as well as a three-year incremental increase for impact fees. These changes only affect new development.

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