Emergency shutdown in Sun City
11 am 10/28: Water will be off for about 2 hours on Golden Eagle Dr., Sun City. We will be making repairs to a water line damaged by a contractor.
Water will be shut down Thursday, October 27 at 8 pm on Sam’s Point Road
Hurricane Matthew alters billing cycle
Due to Hurricane Matthew, some of your due dates for October Bills will change slightly until we are back on our regular billing cycles. Any questions, please contact us at (843) 987-9200 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
2015 Water Quality Report
The water quality report for water delivered in 2015 is now available here.
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BJWSA publishes FY 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
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BJWSA protects, restores Great Swamp
Bluffton Today featured the Great Swamp, which is an environmental project developed by BJWSA to restore and protect more than 1,000 acres of swamp land in the Hardeeville area near U.S. 278. Read the full article.
BJWSA responds to wastewater release
Okatie, South Carolina – November 6, 2015 – Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority (BJWSA) reports that an estimated greater than 5000 gallons of wastewater was released into the head water of the Battery Creek behind Beaufort Plaza November 6, 2015. The release occurred because of construction damage to a pipeline.
BJWSA crews responded to the release; took appropriate cleanup/repair action to mitigate the effects of the release and collected bacteriological water samples from the creek. The sample results will be available in 24 hours. Signs have been posted in the area to inform the public about the release and will remain until normal sample results are obtained.
BJWSA has notified the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), and is working in conjunction with SCDHEC to mitigate any effects caused by the release.
SCDHEC is evaluating the effects of the release on the shellfish harvesting areas located in the area of the release and will issue advisories if needed.
BJWSA has a well-trained and experienced field operations crew to monitor our wastewater collection system. These crews maintain the sewer lines to ensure the safe daily delivery of an average of 6.5 million gallons of wastewater to eight area wastewater treatment facilities for treatment and disposal.
If you see or suspect any type of spill from the sewer collection system, please contact BJWSA at 987-9200.
For more information, please visit www.bjwsa.org or call 987-9213.
Ed Saxon spotlighted in the Island News
To check out the article on our General Manager, Ed Saxon, click the link below: