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.


Notice of Commission Meeting — 06/13/2023

NOTICE OF MEETING Chester Metropolitan District Regular Commission MeetingTuesday, June 13, 20236:00 PM CMD Water Filtration Plant 6144 Lancaster HighwayFort Lawn, SC 29714 PROPOSED AGENDA I. Call Meeting to Order II. Approval of May 9, 2023 Meeting Minutes III. Public Comment In-Person Public Comment will be limited to three (3) minutes per speaker.For virtual...

Commission Meeting Schedule Change

In the Commission Meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, the Chester Metropolitan District Board of Commissioners voted to change their meeting schedule in order to provide additional time for CMD’s Finance Department to complete their monthly reporting. Beginning in July 2023, all regular CMD Commission Meetings will be held the THIRD TUESDAY of each...

CMD Notice of Public Hearing — 05/25/2023

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 May 25, 2023 for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2022-2023. The water service rate schedule outlined below will...

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