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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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Potential Brown Water Problem

Posted on Oct 24, 2016 in GeneralInfo, News

Potential Brown Water Problem

(For Customers in Western Laurens County Only)
Click here for more information.

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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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Capital Rate Plan

Posted on Jun 30, 2016 in News

Year 3 of this plan begins July 1, 2016 – For several years, the Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission (LCWSC) has been working to build a water treatment facility on Lake

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Sewer Capital Rehabilitation Rate Plan

Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in News

Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission (LCWSC) adopted a 4-year Sewer Capital Rehabilitation Rate Plan. In order to ensure that a sustainable sewer system is available for future generations, this plan will eliminate the need to use limited reserve funds for capital rehabilitation projects as required to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations. A well maintained, highly functioning wastewater collection and treatment system is required to adequately serve our customers and protect the environment. Ongoing maintenance must be performed to ensure that the LCWSC continually meets these standards. As a non-profit public utility, LCWSC depends solely on your payments to cover the operation and maintenance costs of its wastewater systems. The goals of the rate-making process are to ensure that rates are fair and equitable and generate enough funds to reliably operate and maintain the wastewater systems.

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