Posted on: July 30, 2021
The Citizens Academy is back for 2021!
Utility operations are fascinating and very few people understand what it takes to bring safe, reliable, and affordable drinking water to their homes, or to safely handle wastewater and protect the environment. The Ci...
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Our 2020 water quality report is now available to view online! You can also request a hard copy by calling 843-727-6800. This year's report shows that we met or exceeded all water quality requirements by SCDHEC and the EPA. You can also learn more informa...Our 2020 report is now available
Posted on: April 25, 2021
In 2021, experts retained by Charleston Water System tested whether seven leading personal wipes sold in the U.S., marketed as being flushable, would actually dissolve in sewer systems. Each “flushable” wipe was tested using the Publicly Availab...See test results.
Posted on: March 13, 2020
Monitoring and protecting your source water is a full time job at CWS. Our Source Water Manager is dedicated to protecting both of our watersheds (water sources), but this responsibility is shared with the public. Activities such as illegal dumping can ne...See what we're doing to help
Posted on: February 27, 2020
How often do you stop to consider what happens in the sewer system when you flush your toilet, wash dishes, or take a shower? Did you know that we have more than 60 wastewater professionals dedicated to maintaining and operating 700 miles of sewer lines? ...Learn more