Public Service Announcement

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...

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....

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...

SCAM ALERT!

It has been brought to our attention that customers may be receiving telephone calls regarding “problems” with water and sewer service. The calls are coming from out of town telephone numbers and the caller may suggest that CMD is moving to another state. The caller may also ask for credit card information to pay...

Annual Chlorine Burnout Notice

The Chester Metropolitan District will be turning off the Ammonia in the system beginning Thursday, February 1, 2019 and will run straight chlorine disinfection for approximately one month. This process helps to keep the system disinfected and reduce the chances of bacteriological growth in water lines with lower flows. CMD personnel will begin flushing...

CMD Office Renovations

To better serve our customers, the Chester Metropolitan District is upgrading its facilities. This process is expected to take 4-6 months. Both our lobby and drive-through will remain open while the renovation is in progress. Customers may also continue to pay their bills online, by mail, or through automatic draft. In the coming weeks,...

OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE

The CMD Office will close at 11:00 AM today for staff software training. If you need immediate assistance, please call our main telephone number: (803) 385-5123 and our staff will assist you. The disconnection list scheduled for today will not be disconnected. Service disconnections scheduled for today will take place next week. We will...

CMD Billing Changes for Great Falls Customers

The Chester Metropolitan District (CMD) is currently implementing a new billing and finance software system. The new system will permit a whole host of payment options not offered to CMD customers before. In order for CMD to comply with increasing credit card security standards, we will no longer be able to accept payments or...