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Disinfectant Change

Posted on Jun 17, 2022 in GeneralInfo, News, Slider

Disinfectant Change

During the week of July 25, 2022, Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission (LCWSC) will begin the process of changing the disinfectant used for water treatment from free chlorine to chloramine. Chloramine is chlorine combined with small amounts of ammonia. The benefits of changing to chloramine is that it stays active in the water (providing disinfection) longer than chlorine and it minimizes the taste and odor of chlorine in water. Most individuals find that water treated with chloramine taste better than water treated with only free chlorine. During the change, you may temporarily notice a slight difference in the taste or smell of your drinking water. Should this...

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Posted on Apr 4, 2022 in News

SCDNR Youth Fishing Rodeo at Lake Rabon on May 7, 2022 8am – 11am Questions about this event? Email: fishingrodeos@dnr.sc.gov This is a free event, but pre-registration is preferred. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lake-rabon-fishing-rodeo-laurens-county-registration-276709835567 This is a great community event that provides youth the opportunity to catch fish. This event is at Lake Rabon in Laurens county. This event runs from 8:00am-11:00am. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to allow time to park and check-in. This is a free event! Additional registration will be available at the event until capacity is reached. Reminders: • Bring your own gear and...

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Boil Water Advisory – REPEALED

Posted on Jan 21, 2022 in GeneralInfo, News

Boil Water Advisory – REPEALED

1/18/2022 LCWSC Issues Boil Water Advisory for parts of the Town of Gray Court

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Prevent Frozen Pipes

Posted on Jan 14, 2022 in GeneralInfo, News

Prevent Frozen Pipes

With the cold temperatures predicted to hit our area, we would like to share some tips to prevent frozen pipes.Insulate exposed pipes and enclose crawl spaces. Disconnect and drain garden hoses. Leave a pencil-lead-thin stream of water flowing from faucets.10 gallons of water costs less than 10 cents, but repairing a leak or the damage could cost thousands.Locate your water shut off valve incase you have a water line break. If you have frozen pipes You can try these steps.Turn on the faucet. As you heat the frozen pipe, the ice plug begins to melt and you want the water to be able to flow through. Running water through the pipe, even cold water, will help melt the ice...

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LCWSC Water Treatment Plant Project

Posted on Jan 10, 2022 in GeneralInfo, News, Slider

LCWSC Water Treatment Plant Project

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Hydrant Flushing, Click for Current Locations

Posted on Dec 13, 2021 in GeneralInfo, News, Slider

Hydrant Flushing, Click for Current Locations

LCWSC will be flushing water mains along Greenpond Rd from Hwy 76 W to Baynes Creek Rd on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM. You may experience discolored water and/or lower water pressure. Roads affected include: Greenpond Rd between Hwy 76 W and Baynes Creek Rd, Baynes Creek Rd from Greenpond Rd to Mountain Creek Rd, the first house on the left on Mountain Creek Rd, Penny Ln, Rough Dr and the first house on the left on Sydney Ln. We will be actively flushing the area highlighted in purple. You may notice a chlorine smell or taste, but this is normal. Please check the clarity of your water before washing laundry especially when...

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