Our Mission...

...to provide safe, reliable, and sustainable water at reasonable rates to its customers in order to protect public health and safety and promote economic development.


Bill Payment

CMD Offers several convenient bill payment options, including in-office, mail, pay-by-phone, and Online options. Please have your account number and service address ready when paying online or by phone.

Establish Service

New residential service may be established by visiting the CMD Office or filling out our online application. New service requires photo ID and proof of residence. For Non-Residential service, please contact our office.

Employment Opportunities

CMD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer State Health Insurance and Retirement, paid sick and vacation time, tuition reimbursement, and many other benefits.

Service Availability

For service inquiries on properties not already on public water, please fill out this form. Water and Wastewater Representatives will contact you soon.

Submit Backflow Results

All backflow testers are now required to submit test results online. A $12 fee per test applies.

Contact Customer Service

This form is available for non-emergency customer service inquiries. Please allow one (1) business day for a response.


Boil Water Advisory: Fort Lawn, SC Area

Hawthorne, Catawba River Road, Robin Hood, Edwards, Carrowbrook Apts, Steel Trailer Park, and Kennington in Fort Lawn are under a boil water ADVISORY. A BOIL WATER ADVISORY is voluntary. Customers are advised to boil water rapidly for one minute before using for drinking or cooking. We will update this information once water quality sampling...

CMD Notice of Meeting — 06/02/2022

The Chester Metropolitan District will hold a public hearing at the CMD Office, 155 Wylie Street, Chester, South Carolina. The hearing will be held at 6:00 P.M. on June 2, 2022 for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2022-2023. The water service rate schedule outlined below will...

Service Interruption Notice: Fort Lawn

Customers on Oak & Pleasant Streets in Fort Lawn may experience low pressure or temporary loss of service while Distribution Crews make system repairs in the area. We apologize for the inconvenience and will restore regular service as soon as possible

The Chester Metropolitan District is not responsible for wastewater and garbage services.

CMD bills for these services through agreements with the responsible municipalities. For inquiries related to wastewater or garbage service, please contact the appropriate authority as listed below:

CWR Wastewater --(803) 377-3541
Town of Fort Lawn Wastewater --(803) 872-4724
City of Chester Garbage Service --(803) 581-1405
Town of Great Falls Wastewater and Garbage Service --(803) 482-2055