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Posted on: January 6, 2015

Construction: Water Tank Replacement Project (Downtown)

Water tank replacement project map and photo

Charleston Water System is replacing the water storage tank located near the corner of Stuart and Hanover Streets.

The existing tank is 60 years old and in need of replacement due to structural and other deficiencies. It will be replaced with a simila...Read more »

Posted on: November 20, 2014

2015 Water and Sewer Rates

(November 20, 2014)—On January 1, 2015, Charleston Water System’s water and sewer rates will increase by an average of 4.5% and 4.75%, respectively.

The rate increases are averages because the exact percentage increase depe...More...

Posted on: November 7, 2014

S. Market between E. Bay and Concord Streets to be closed for sewer work Nov 10 - mid Jan

Work area image from Google Earth

A contractor for Charleston Water System will be working in South Market Street to replace a sewer tunnel shaft cover located near the Concord Street intersection.

Work will begin on Monday, November 10 and is expected to be complete by January 15, 201...More...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Charleston Water System Named One of the Best Places to Work in SC

During an award ceremony in Columbia on Thursday, Charleston Water System was one of 50 companies across the state recognized as a "Best Places to Work in South Carolina."

The annual award program sponsored by the SC Chamber of Commerce, SC B...More...

Best Places to Work in SC
Posted on: November 26, 2013

New Capital Improvements Program and 2014 Rates

(November 26, 2013)—Charleston Water System’s Board of Commissioners has approved a $141.5-million Capital Improvements Program and a three-year series of rate increases to fund critical infrastructure needs as well as continued funding of annual...More...

Posted on: February 5, 2013

Charleston Water Awards $50.8 Million Construction Contract for Final Phase of Sewer Tunnel Project

Construction will soon begin on the fifth and final replacement phase of the deep tunnel system that collects raw sewage—not stormwater—and carries it to Charleston Water System’s wastewater treatment plant.

On January 29, 2013, Charleston Water’s Boa...More...

Sewer Tunnel Replacement Project