Our Mission

At Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

 

SCWSA Water & Sewer Rates to increase March 16, 2020

See our Recent News under the News & Notices tab for link to the 2020 Rate Schedule. 

Bill Payment Options

Looking for the most convenient way to pay your bill?  We offer a wide variety of payment options to our customers.  SCWSA now offers an on-line bill payment service on this website!  Additional fees may apply for the on-line bill payment service.  he on-line servie. Simply choose the option that best suits your needs... Learn more...

PLEASE DO NOT USE DOXO WEBSITES FOR PAYMENT: It has recently come to our attention that there is a website that can copy other websites and allow customers to pay their bills through Doxo.  While Doxo is a legitimate company, it is not affiliated with Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority.  If you make payment through Doxo, it could take 6 - 8 weeks before Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority receives a paper check from them.  Please check your url (website address at the top of the screen) and make sure it reads: www.scwsa.com/bill-payment.  Any other url may be an unsupported payment website. 

MAJOR WATERLINE PROJECT (PHASE 2)

On September 27, 2018, SCWSA received funding from USDA-RD for $15.2 Million to extend waterlines throughout the eastern part of Saluda County.  SCWSA held public meetings in October to encourage property owners to take advantage of this fantastic and rare opportunity.  In order to move to construction SCWSA is required to obtain 300 customers sign-ups.  SCWSA offered a reduced sign-up rate, typically $1540, down to $590.  While we have had lots of interest, sign-ups are underwhelming.  Currently we have about 100 sign-ups.  SCWSA has extended the reduced rate period to March 15, 2019.  After March 15th the rate will increase to $640 until September 1, 2019. In neighboring communities, water taps range between $2700 to $5000.  As we discussed at our public meeting in October, it is up to those that came to the meetings to get the word out to their neighbors.  SCWSA will be holding another public meeting on March 4, 2019, at the Circle Fire Department on the Traffic Circle at 7PM.  Please attend!  SCWSA's construction schedule is now delayed due to lack of participation.  SCWSA is faced with either continuing to delay the project or returning federal funding and scaling back the project.  It is SCWSA's intention to provide everyone an opportunity to receive water.

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Phase 2 Water Improvements Project Update

February 14, 2020

As General Manager, I have been receiving numerous inquiries regarding the status of the Phase 2 Water Improvements Project.  I appreciate everyone’s interest and continuing support of this worthy project that will bring water to over 300 new customers.  SCWSA has completed its survey and design of the entire project.  SCWSA received the required 300 sign-ups last October.  This was 9 months later than SCWSA had hoped.  Nevertheless, SCWSA is attempting to minimize that delay and get to construction as quickly as possible.

To answer everyone’s two major questions.  Question 1: “Are we still getting water?”  Yes.  Only 3 sign-ups received notice last Fall that SCWSA would not be able to...

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Are you drinking enough water this winter?

Are you drinking enough water this winter?

February 01, 2020

Chapped lips? Dry skin? Headaches? Nosebleeds? Dry cough? Fatigue?

These are all signs that you might not be getting enough water this winter. In the summer, when you’re hot and sweaty, your body keeps reminding you that you’re thirsty and NEED water. But in the winter, when you’re cold and shivering, it’s all-too-easy to neglect hydration. Your body doesn’t feel as thirsty, and it’s much harder to recognize that you haven’t been drinking much water. That’s why you have to consciously remember to drink enough water in the winter, when the air is dry and the heater is working overtime.

Drinking more water can help. Read on . . .

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