Public Service Announcement

High Bills & Unusual Billing Dates

HIGH WATER BILLS? The Chester Meter Replacement Project is currently underway. Crews from Ferguson Waterworks are working to replace all water meters in Chester Metropolitan District’s system with new radio-read meters. Because many of the meters being replaced are older and may be under-registering water use, customers may receive a higher bill than expected...

UPDATE: CMD Water is Safe

As of 4:00 PM on Thursday, July 20, 2017, raw water samples taken at Chester Metropolitan District’s Water Filtration Plant indicate that bacteria levels in the Catawba River near Fort Lawn are within normal range. CMD’s drinking water quality remains unaffected.

UPDATE: CMD Water Still Safe

As of 4:00 PM on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, raw water samples taken at Chester Metropolitan District’s Water Filtration Plant indicate that bacteria levels in the Catawba River near Fort Lawn are within normal range. CMD’s drinking water quality remains unaffected.

CMD Water IS Safe To Drink

On Friday afternoon, July 14th, Charlotte Water contacted Chester Metropolitan District and many downstream water utilities to report that a 21-inch sewer line had separated and approximately 200,000 gallons of sewage spilled into Kings Branch. Kings Branch is a tributary to Big Sugar Creek, which flows into the Catawba River downstream of the Lake...

CMD to Halt Reminder Notices

In an effort to streamline our billing system and cut wasteful spending, the Chester Metropolitan District has made the decision to discontinue payment Reminder Notices. We understand that this is a convenience to our customers, and one that many rely on to ensure their bills are paid. Because our customers have come to rely...

CMD’s 2016 CCR is Now Available!

Due to Environmental Protection Agency Regulations, the Spring 2017 Water and Wastewater News by CMD/CWR contains a report on the quality of water that you receive from Chester Metropolitan District. This report will be delivered to you on an annual basis and will consist of the most recent test results available. The EPA and SC...

Magnolia Street Line Replacement

In an ongoing effort to provide quality service to the residents of Chester County, the Chester Metropolitan District has embarked on a new water line replacement project in the Great Falls area. Due to a series of water main breaks which have resulted in numerous service outages for the residents on Magnolia Street, CMD...

Notice of Pressure Reduction — York Road Tank Area

NOTICE OF PRESSURE REDUCTION York Road Tank Area The Chester Metropolitan District will be experiencing lower than normal water line pressure during the week of March 21-23, 2017. Lower pressures will result from the York Road water tank being offline for routine cleaning and maintenance.  Water service will not be interrupted as a result of...

Notice of Chlorine Burnout

The Chester Metropolitan District will be turning off the Ammonia in the system beginning Friday, February 3, 2017 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...