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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$30 MILLION DOLLAR WASTEWATER TREATMENT AGREEMENT FINALIZED

September 24, 2020

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”, Harry S. Truman, 33rd U.S. President.  Saluda County Water & Sewer Authority (SCWSA), Saluda Commission of Public Works (CPW), the Town of Saluda (Town), and Saluda County (County) met Wednesday, August 26, 2020, to sign a Wastewater Treatment Agreement.  The signers were Mariam Adams with CPW, Amelia Herlong with the Town, and Al Stevens with SCWSA.  For the past two years, these three governmental entities carved out a complex and technical legal document that protects each parties’ interests.  

Here’s what you as a reader of the Saluda Sentinel need to know:

It’s good for the environment.  SCWSA’s new...

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Be prepared.

Be prepared.

September 01, 2020

September has arrived, and autumn is well on its way.

As the summer heat begins to fade, and the first hints of red and gold begin to appear, it’s a great time to relax and enjoy the mild weather. Next Monday, September 7, is Labor Day/ Labour Day, a day which honors the achievements of our workforce —a "yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our countr[ies].” Department of Labor.  
So, take a break, rest from your labor, and enjoy the respite. 

Then, after your rest, take advantage of this time to plan ahead. September is considered “National Preparedness Month” in the US: a month to get ready, to get prepared for harsher weather and conditions that will be coming, and a time to prepare for any emergencies that might arise.
So, use this September to make sure that you —and your home— are ready.

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