Availabe Services Dorchester County Water Authority

Residential ServiceCommercial ServiceService Area

Residential Service Requirements:

To start service you will pay:

$25.00 Activation Fee.

$75.00 Deposit for all South Carolina residents with a valid South Carolina license or ID.

$200.00 Deposit if you have an out of state license or ID.

Once your service is active you may pay:

$22.00 monthly service fee. (Includes first 2,000 gallons of water usage.)

$3.00 per 1,000 gallons over 2,000 gallons.

$5.00 late fee if the account is unpaid by the 10th.

$25.00 disconnection fee if your account is past due

Bills are due on the 10th of every month. Accounts not paid in full on or before the due date are subject to additional fees and/or disconnection. Accounts past due on the 11th each month will be assessed a $5.00 late fee.

Commercial Service

Monthly Service includes 12,000 gallons of water. Monthly minimum bills are charged based on the size of the meter associated with your location. Usage over 12,000 gallons will be billed at $3.00 per 1,000 gallons.
To start service you will Need:

$25.00 Activation Fee.

$100.00 Deposit for all South Carolina residents with a valid South Carolina license or ID.

Any fees necessary to install a tap at your location. ( See Commercial Service Tap Chart Below)

Monthly Charges and Delinquent Fees:

$59.00 - $600.00 monthly service fee based on the meter size at your location. (Includes first 12,000 gallons of water usage.)

$3.00 per 1,000 gallons over 12,000 gallons.

$5.00 late fee if the account is unpaid by the 10th of each month.

$25.00 Delinquent fee if your account is past due.

Bills are due on the 10th of every month. Accounts not paid in full on or before the due date are subject to additional fees and/or disconnection. Accounts past due on the 11th each month will be assessed a $5.00 late fee.
Commercial Service Tap and Facility Recovery Fees
Meter Size Facility Recovery Fee Tap Fee Total Due
5/8" $2,000.00 $800.00 $2,800.00
1" $3,000.00 $1,000.00 $4,000.00
2" $10,000.00 $2,175.00 $12,175.00
4" $32,000.00 $8,500.00 $40,500.00
6" $60,000.00 $40,000.00 $100,000.00
8" $80,000.00 $50,000.00 $130,000.00
10" $100,000.00 $50,000.00 $150,000.00
12" $120,000.00 $50,000.00 $170,000.00
Dorchester County Water Authority reserves the right to negotiate fees for line extensions and larger meters. Due to SC state law and DOT regulations, additional charges may be incurred for taps that require a bore under existing roadways.
Service Area: If you do not see your neighborhood or area of residence on the list below please contact us. We will verify which water utility company you will need service with.
Communities Within Dorchester County Water Authorities Service Area
Ashley Hills Hershey Park Meadow Run Southern Magnolias The Providence At Legend Oaks
Belmont Hickory Ridge Moss Haven Sprucewood Tranquil North
Blackberry Creek Hidden Hills Myers Mill - Farm Side Squires MHP Tranquil South
Brookwood High Meadows Myers Mill - Racetrack Side Summers Corner Twin Lakes
Caire Yelleau Highlands Oakridge Estates Summerville Country Estates Victoria Point
CalometValley Highwoods Palmetto Forest Summerville Estates Walnut Farms
Carriage Hills Hillside Farms Pineforest Sweats Mhp Waterside Landing
Conoflo - St. George Hunters Creek Pinehill Acres Sweet Briar Wentworth Hall
Country Side MHP Kensington Park Plum Creek Teal On The Ashley West Oaks
Dorchester Regency Knightsville Reevesville The Bluffs Whispering Fields
Drakesboro Legend Oaks Reminisce The Club At Legend Oaks Willow Point
Enclave Legend Oaks River Birch The Glen At Summerset
Greenwood Ranches Limehouse Crossing Scotch Range The Ponds Plantation
 

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding residential service, commercial service, or water availability:

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