Water Quality

Chlorine Burnout to End

The Chester Metropolitan District is concluding its annual Chlorine Burnout. Filter Plant personnel will return the system to Chloramines on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Customers should notice their water returning to normal within the next two to three weeks. During this time, customers may continue to experience a stronger chlorine smell, and/or taste in...

Chlorine Burnout

The Chester Metropolitan District will be turning off the Ammonia in the water distribution system beginning Friday, September 30, 2022, and will run straight chlorine disinfection for approximately one month. This process helps to keep the system disinfected and reduces the chances of bacteriological growth in water lines with lower flows. CMD personnel will...

2021 Water Quality Report

The Chester Metropolitan District’s newsletter, The Trickle, is in the process of being mailed to all customers. Customers should begin to receive copies before June 30th. This newsletter contains a report on the quality of water that you receive from Chester Metropolitan District. The EPA and SC DHEC have established strict standards for all...

2020 Water Quality Report

The Chester Metropolitan District’s newsletter, The Trickle, has been mailed to all customers. Customers should receive copies over the next several days. This newsletter contains a report on the quality of water that you receive from Chester Metropolitan District. The EPA and SC DHEC have established strict standards for all drinking water, designed to...

2019 Water Quality Report

Chester Metropolitan District’s Water Quality Report is now available. The EPA and SC DHEC have established strict standards for all drinking water, designed to protect consumers from bacteria and water-borne illnesses. We at Chester Metropolitan are pleased to report that our drinking water is safe for consumption and meets all federal and state requirements....

2017 Fire Flow Testing

NOTICE TO CMD (WATER) CUSTOMERS The Chester Metropolitan District is scheduled to begin flow testing all fire hydrants on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 as a part of our maintenance program. Residents may experience minor discoloration to their water while flow testing is being conducted. The CMD urges its customers to check their water quality...

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.