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Water Quality Issues for Western Laurens Customers

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 in GeneralInfo, News

Potential Taste and Odor Water Problem (For Customers in Western Laurens County Only) The Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission (LCWSC) is receiving calls concerning an earthy taste and/or smell in the potable water from residents living in parts of western Laurens County (Hwy 252 and Hwy 76 vicinity), the area that receives water the LCWSC purchases from the Laurens CPW.     The Laurens CPW issued the following statement to GoLaurens.com on July 29, 2019: It appears that the water in Lake Rabon is getting worse. Lab results indicated that the level of geosmin in the lake has increased significantly from 33 ng/L (nanograms/liter) on July 8 to 434 ng/L...

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Boil Water Advisory and Repeal

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 in GeneralInfo, News

Boil Water Advisory and Repeal

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Celebrate Drinking Water Week

Posted on May 8, 2018 in GeneralInfo, News

Celebrate Drinking Water Week

Each year LCWSC  celebrates Drinking Water Week by featuring local water-themed artwork in the lobby.  Please drop by to see some of the beautiful artwork from area schools.

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Live Love Lake

Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in GeneralInfo, News, Slider

Live Love Lake

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Potential Brown Water Problem

Posted on Oct 24, 2016 in GeneralInfo, News

Potential Brown Water Problem

(For Customers in Western Laurens County Only)
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Hexavalent Chromium and the Unregulated Contaminant Rule

Posted on Sep 27, 2016 in News

The LCWSC water system, along with other water systems across the nation, was sampled during 2014 as part of the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule 3 (UCMR3). The EPA uses the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring (UCM) program to collect data for contaminants suspected to be present in drinking water, but that do not have health-based standards set under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Every five years EPA reviews the list of contaminants, largely based on the Contaminant Candidate List. The EPA will evaluate the information gathered, as well as potential health effects studies, to determine if regulatory limits are needed. Collecting information about the...

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