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.

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.

Imagine a Day without Water

Imagine a Day without Water

October 01, 2019

Could you go a day without water? No water to drink or make coffee. No water to shower, brush your teeth, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Firefighters couldn't put out fires and farmers couldn't water their crops. 

We know that water is essential.  That’s why we want you to know about a nationwide educational effort called “Imagine a Day Without Water.” On October 23, the Value of Water Coalition is coordinating a national advocacy and educational event, Imagine a Day Without Waterto raise awareness about the most essential resource we have: Water.  Across the country, water agencies, mayors, engineers, contractors, business leaders, community members, schools, organizations, corporations, environmental advocates, and more are joining together to educate people about how water is essential, the challenges facing water and wastewater systems, and the need for investment.

Even though water is absolutely vital to everything we do, it too often is forgotten. Out of sight, out of mind. Many people take water service for granted. Clean, safe, reliable, and affordable water comes out of the tap and flows down the drain without a second thought. But the massive infrastructure, much of it underground, which brings water to homes and businesses, takes it away, and treats it, is aging. A water main breaks somewhere in the U.S. every two minutes. Most pipes have an average life expectancy of 50 years, but in many major cities, water pipes are more than 100 years old. Communities cannot afford to go a day without water if those systems reach their breaking points.

What is the message of Imagine a Day without Water? Keep reading . . . 

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