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Posted on: July 21, 2017

No Pesticides or Herbicides Found in Charleston Water System Water

Recent Charleston Water System (CWS) tests match at least 20 years of South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) sampling data indicating no pesticides or herbicides in its drinking water. Five water samples, including both raw a...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Charleston Water System Named a Best Place to Work in SC

Charleston Water System Named a Best Place to Work in South Carolina For Seventh Consecutive YearCharleston Water System (CWS) ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for the seventh consecutive year in a program offered by SC Biz News,...

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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.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Charleston Water System begins waterline rehabilitation project

Charleston Water System will begin the second phase of waterline rehabilitation projects in Downtown Charleston next week. Affected streets include King Street and connecting roads, including Ashley, Magnolia, N. Enston, Laurel, Francis, Cleveland, Maple,...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Charleston Water System begins construction on new waterline

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Charleston Water System (CWS) will begin work on a new waterline this month. The waterline will stretch approximately 2.8 miles, from near the corner of Montague Avenue and Dorchester Road in North Charleston, to near the intersection of Ashley River Road...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

2017 budget passed by CWS Board of Commissioners, no rate increase for the new year

Charleston Water System’s (CWS) Board of Commissioners approved the 2017 fiscal year budget today at its regular meeting. In the approved budget, retail water and sewer customer rates remain the same as the 2016 rates. The newly approved budget of $132,85...Read on...

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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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