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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Sewer Maintenance to Involve Lane Closures on US 17/Savannah Hwy. July 15-23

We will utilize a contractor to perform the following single-lane closures for routine maintenance of sewer mains, including cleaning and video inspection.This work will occur during periods of low traffic volume, so motorists and safety officials should ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

We continue to be one of the Best Places to Work in SC!

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We ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina in the large employer category for the eighth consecutive year!Awards and final rankings for honorees will be presented at a banquet August 2 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in C...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

2017 Water Quality Report

This report tells you where our water comes from and how it’s treated. It also provides a summary of our water quality test results and tells you whether we met all regulatory requirements - we did!Water utilities are required to produce this report each ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Capital Improvement Project Story Map

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Our Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Story Map shows the location, status, and approximate cost of the water and wastewater capital projects for 2016 and 2017.We created the interactive map to showcase large projects undertaken to accommodate the growth ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Yeamans Hall, Moore, Willard, and Pine Streets Water Main Replacement project

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Beginning the week of May 21, our Yeamans Hall, Moore, Willard, and Pine Streets Water Main Replacement project will bring construction to this area to upgrade the undersized water mains that serve this community. Primary benefits include increased flow a...

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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: 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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