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LCWSD has been informed of a sewer main break in Charlotte where a fallen tree ruptured the sewer main causing the line break. The discharge is near Long Creek in western Mecklenburg County which flows into the Catawba River. Staff at LCWSD’s Catawba River Water Treatment Plant is monitoring water quality at the plant with real time contaminant monitoring in place. LCWSD does not foresee any issues with our drinking water with this spill but we will continue to monitor the situation and inform our customers if things change.

February 22 2018 

LCWSD has been made aware of a mailing that will be sent out by a company to Lancaster County residents offering “Utility Line Protection”. LCWSD is not affiliated with this offer. It is solely up to the customer to purchase this protection or not.



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LCWSD serves over 90% of Lancaster County with water services to nearly 25,435 retail customers and sewer services to nearly 14,126 retail customers. LCWSD also provides wholesale water service to neighboring water providers such as the City of Lancaster, Town of Heath Springs, Town of Kershaw, & Carolina Water Service. These wholesale customers supply water service to nearly 9,000 retail customers. LCWSD’s employment team consists of over 70 employees who are dedicated to providing dependable water and wastewater service to Lancaster County 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.