Public Service Announcement

CMD Lobby Closure

Due to school closures and staffing restrictions announced by Governor McMaster, the Chester Metropolitan District lobby will be closed until further notice. Our drive-thru will remain open for customers who wish to make cash payments and our other payment options such as mail, night deposit, IVR phone system (1-833-209-4044), and our online portal are...

CMD Cutoff Suspension

In the interest of public safety, Chester Metropolitan District is suspending disconnection of water service for nonpayment effective immediately. CMD will resume its regular schedule by applying nonpayment fees at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 and disconnects on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Customers are encouraged to make payments on time to avoid...

Chester Metropolitan District and Chester County Sheriff’s Office are Cracking Down on Water Theft and Meter Tampering

Chester Metropolitan District (CMD) has experienced an increase in unauthorized water usage over the last few years.  The increase of water theft and meter tampering has been mainly from individuals that have had their water disconnected due to non-payment and businesses that have mobile water operations such as construction contractors, landscapers, and mobile car...

CMD Lifts All Water Restrictions

Chester Metropolitan District (CMD) has completed its second round of system-wide bacteriological sampling.  All samples have indicated no presence of bacteria in the drinking water and are considered “passing”.  CMD has lifted the “Boil Water Notice” and all water customers may begin normal water use for drinking, cooking, and other uses.  Customers may continue...

Repair Work Continuation

Chester Metropolitan District (CMD) will continue repair operations on the 30” water main in the town of Fort Lawn on Friday.  Currently, work has stopped and CMD is waiting on the delivery of a heavy-duty tapping saddle from a manufacturer in Texas which is expected for Friday morning, November 15, 2019. Water service will...

Repair Update & Boil Water Extension

The Chester Metropolitan District wishes to notify its customers that the repair work performed on November 13, 2019 in the Fort Lawn area is not yet complete. We have determined that additional parts and equipment will be required to complete the repair. A timeline for completion of the repair work has not yet been...

Additional Repairs & Boil Water Extension

Chester Metropolitan will begin work on the second set of repairs to the 30” water main in the Fort Lawn area at approximately 1:00 PM today, November 13, 2019. CMD crews are on-site preparing for the arrival of the custom-made repair clamp. The water filtration plant will be taken offline at approximately 1:00 PM...

CMD Issues System-Wide Boil Water Notice

The Chester Metropolitan District has issued a District-wide Boil Water Notice. Boil water vigorously prior to drinking or cooking. This notice was issued because portions of the system experienced a drop in water pressure due to a break on the 30” water main in the Fort Lawn area. Repairs have been completed and the...

Restrictions Release Notice: Town of Richburg, SC

WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK The Chester Metropolitan District has completed all testing related to the Do Not Drink order for public water users in the Town of Richburg issued last week for the following streets: Main Street East Lancaster Street West Lancaster Street Old Richburg Road (Hwy 56) All side streets connected to...

Annual Fire Flow Testing

The Chester Metropolitan District will be conducting Fire Flow Testing beginning Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  This procedure will last approximately 4-6 weeks. During this testing period, crews will be opening and flowing fire hydrants across the County.  Low pressure and short bouts of discolored water in the tested area are normal, and temporary.  If...