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Utilities

Town of Branchville

Water Works Department

7644 Freedom Road -- P.O. Box 85

Branchville, South Carolina 29432

(803) 274-8820

8 AM to 5 PM weekdays

TownofBranchvilleSC@gmail.com

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Water and wastewater

The Town of Branchville is pleased to provide utility services to more than 500 residential, commercial and industrial customers. Water service is available both within the Town limits and in certain areas outside the Town boundaries. Wastewater and garbage collection services are available to properties within the Town limits.

Here is a link to the "Application for Utility Service" (PDF) with the fee chart. There is a $50 fee to establish an account at a location that already has a tap in place. If the location has never had service before, additional installation fees apply. Contact the Town Hall for an evaluation of your individual circumstances.

Responsibilities

The town is responsible for providing fresh, clean water up to each customer's meter.

The customer is responsible for:

  • Maintaining the water line from the meter to the structure being served.
  • For customers with wastewater service, maintaining the lateral sewer line from the structure being served to the main collector line.
  • Paying for the water that goes through the meter.
  • Written appeal to dispute the amount of a water bill. Here is a link to the appeal form (PDF).

Rates

  • Residential and commercial water service is $10.00 a month for up to 1,000 gallons, plus $3.87 per additional 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof.
  • Residential and commercial sewer service is $10.00 a month for up to 1,000 gallons, plus $4.50 per additional 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof.
  • In-town customers may add weekly garbage collection service for $10.75 a month.

View more information about water rates.

Payment options

  • cash
  • cashier's check
  • check
  • credit/debit cards
  • money order

Due dates

  • Payment due date: 10th of each month.
  • Penalty added on the 11th; 10% will be added to the remaining balance.
  • Meters are read on or about the 18th.
  • Bills are mailed on or about the 26th.
  • Past Due amount is due before the 4th of the month, which is water turn off day.

(There will be a $25 reconnection fee. After hour reconnection fee will be $50.)

If the Town has disconnected water service for non-payment, it is against the law for anyone to turn it back on before payment is arranged. This is considered tampering with the water system and carries a maximum fine in excess of $1,000.00.

Utility policies are subject to change by the Town Council without notice.

Town of Branchville
7644 Freedom Road (P.O. Box 85)
Branchville, SC 29432
(803) 274-8820 or (803) 274-8000
FAX (803) 274-8760