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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 To Make Additional Repairs in Fort Lawn

The Chester Metropolitan District wishes to inform its customers that additional repairs are necessary on the 30″ water main in the Fort Lawn area. Maintenance crews are scheduled to begin the additional repair work the afternoon of Wednesday, November 13, 2019 once they receive a custom-made repair clamp from a manufacturer in North Carolina....

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...

Line Break Notice

A 30-inch water main in Fort Lawn, South Carolina just east of US 21 has ruptured. Chester Metropolitan District is asking all residential, commercial, and industrial customers to conserve water while this water main is being repaired. We have all of our resources engaged to get this water main repaired as soon as possible....

Notice of Commission Meeting — 10/08/19

NOTICE OF MEETING Chester Metropolitan District Regular Commission MeetingTuesday, October 8, 20196:00 PM CMD Office155 Wylie StreetChester, South Carolina Public Comment is limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. Only members of the public who have signed up in advance of the meeting will be allowed to speak. PROPOSED AGENDA I. Call Meeting to...

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...