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Dorchester County Water and Sewer Department advises the residents of Bridlewood Farms 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: 10/23/2014
Project Budget: -$2.1 Million (under budget) Project Schedule: Construction Advertisement October, 2014 (On-Schedule)
Posted Date: 9/29/2014 2:00 PM
Staff at area 9-1-1 centers, including those in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties, noticed an issue with the increasingly popular Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or Internet phone service. Leaders are asking citizens to update their providers with a current address to avoid any problems with locating a caller during an emergency situation.
Posted Date: 9/3/2014 11:00 AM
On August 5, 2014, during the 47th Annual Conference of the South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) in Hilton Head, four members of Dorchester County Council were recognized during the conference’s general session for successful completion of the Institute of Government for County Officials. Vice Chairman George Bailey, Councilman Jay Byars, Councilman David Chinnis, and Councilman Larry Hargett were among 45 county officials from across the state honored with certificates of completion.
Posted Date: 8/28/2014 11:00 AM
Innovative Machining Technology, Inc. (IMT), a global supplier of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) components for the power generation industry, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County. The $7.8 million investment is expected to create 45 new jobs.
Posted Date: 8/26/2014 11:40 AM
Eric Davis will serve as Dorchester County’s first Parks and Recreation Director beginning September 8, 2014. In his new role, Davis will work closely with the Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Commission to shape the County’s plan for active and passive recreation. Davis is currently employed as Assistant Director with the Town of Summerville Parks and Recreation Department. He also has experience working with the Spartanburg County Parks Department. Davis earned a Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science and a Master of Public Administration from the College of Charleston. He is a Certified Parks and Recreational Professional with the National Recreation and Parks Association.
Posted Date: 8/14/2014 10:45 AM
Upholding Bosch’s commitment to protecting the environment and preserving natural resources, the company’s Dorchester Road facility has partnered with Dorchester County to implement a water recycling system that uses reclaimed water to save approximately 25 million gallons of drinkable water and reduce operating costs by nearly $75,000 per year.
Posted Date: 8/11/2014 10:00 AM
The Dorchester County Emergency Management Department is facilitating the update process for the County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is updated every five years in accordance with federal regulations, and its purpose is to identify policies and actions that can be implemented over the long-term to reduce risk and future losses.
Posted Date: 7/30/2014 11:25 AM
SpecChem LLC, a supplier to concrete distributor networks, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County. The more than $5.5 million investment is expected to create 50 new jobs.
Posted Date: 7/30/2014 9:15 AM

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