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REPEAL OF THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY Date: 1/23/2015 Dorchester County Water and Sewer Department advises the residents of 5070, 5068, 5066, 5064, 5062, 5060, 5061, 5063, 5065, 5067, 5069, 5071, 5073, 5075 Timicuan Way and 9678 Seminole Way that they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking. Following an intense flushing of the water distribution system, bacteriological samples were collected by the Department and analyzed by our laboratory. The results of this sampling indicate that the water system is now safe to use for drinking and cooking purposes. If you should have any questions concerning this repeal of the boil water advisory, please contact Customer Service at (843) 832-0075 or (843) 563-0075.
Posted Date: 1/23/2015
BOIL WATER ADVISORY Date: 1/22/15 The Dorchester County Water and Sewer Department is issuing a Boil Water Advisory until further notice for the residents of 5070, 5068, 5066, 5064, 5062, 5060, 5061, 5063, 5065, 5067, 5069, 5071, 5073, 5075 Timicuan Way and 9678 Seminole way. This advisory is being issued due to a water line repair. When the water supply is restored, customers are advised to boil their water vigorously for at least one (1) full minute before drinking or cooking. Also, any ice made from water which has not been boiled should not be used for drinking purposes. Notification will be given as soon as the water is safe for consumption. If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at (843) 832-0075 or (843) 563-0075.
Posted Date: 1/22/2015
Project Budget: -$2.1 Million (under budget) Project Schedule: Construction Advertisement January 2015
Posted Date: 1/9/2015 10:00 AM
The Dorchester County Emergency Management Department is facilitating the update process for the county hazard mitigation plan. The plan is updated every five years in accordance with federal regula-tions and its purpose is to identify policies and actions that can be implemented over long term to re-duce risk and future losses. Participating jurisdictions including the Town of Summerville, Town of Harleyville, Town of Ridgeville, Town of St. George, and Town of Reevesville have met to review and discuss existing goals and objectives which correlate to specific structural and non-structural actions, based on the latest hazard analysis and vulnerability assessment.
Posted Date: 12/23/2014 9:15 AM
SCEMD and the SERT have produced a new “Severe Winter Weather in South Carolina” guide to help people prepare for winter-related hazards. The guide contains tips on what to do before, during and after a major winter storm, check lists, information on how to get the current status of government offices and more. The Guide is currently available at every Walgreens store statewide and online for download at scemd.org.
Posted Date: 12/2/2014 11:40 AM
Dorchester County Fire Rescue is an official “Toys for Tots Toy Drop-Off Site”. Donations will be accepted at the following locations: Headquarters, 101 Ridge Street, St George (next to the old courthouse), during normal business hours, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. St. George Fire/EMS Station, 109 Dutch Krakeel Rd, St. George, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Monday through Sunday Station 4, 1475 Highway 61, Givhans, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Monday through Sunday Donations will be collected until Friday, December 12, 2014.
Posted Date: 11/26/2014 11:50 AM

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