REPORT AN ISSUE:

Report a water outage or water quality issue by contacting 843-987-9200 or email us.

FLUSHING NOTIFICATIONS:

Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA), Hilton Head Public Service District (HHPSD) and Broad Creek Public Service District (BCPSD) will temporarily change the drinking water treatment method and flush water lines throughout their service areas for a two-week period starting October 29. The change is part of the routine maintenance program for the utilities’ water distribution systems. There will be no interruption in service as a result of the work. For more information, click here Beaufort Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (bjwsa.org)

There are no other flushing issues at this time.

EMERGENCY WATER or WASTEWATER ISSUES:

October 8, 2021 at 4 pm – Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority (BJWSA) reports that an estimated 250,000 gallons of wastewater was released from a damaged forcemain, that was damaged by a contractor, in Bluffton at 98 Fording Island Road at approximately 9 am. An estimated 10,000 gallons of the release ended in a drainage ditch on property near 17 Graves Rd. Much of the spill was contained by the contractor. To read the full press release, click here Beaufort Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (bjwsa.org).

There are no other emergency water/wastewater issues at this time.

EMERGENCY SHUTDOWNS:

October 15, 2021 at 11:55 am – Water is being shutdown to Tiki Terrace in Latitude Margaritaville for approximately 2 hours. Repairs are being made to the water main damaged by a contactor.

There are no other emergency shutdowns at this time.

SCHEDULED SHUTDOWNS:

There are no scheduled shutdowns planned at this time.

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE:

October 2020 through June 2021: Beaufort Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) will install a new water transmission main along a portion of Hwy-170, Hwy 46, and May River Rd located in the Town of Bluffton and Beaufort County. This project will improve the flow of water throughout the area and help BJWSA to better serve our customers. The project limits are between the intersection of Hwy 170/46 at Heritage Drive and the intersection of Hwy 46/May River Rd at Gibbet Rd. (See map.)

BJWSA has awarded this project to J. H. Hiers Construction, LLC. Construction is expected to start in October 2020 and run through June 2021. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

November 2020 through May 2023: BEAUFORT AREA – BJWSA will be installing a new water transmission main along a portion of the Spanish Moss Trail, North St, and Hamar St located in the Town of Beaufort. The project limits are between the intersection of Robert Smalls Parkway at the Spanish Moss Trail, east to North St, east to Hamar St, and North to Duke St. This project is expected to start Nov 2020 and run through May 2023. We thank you in advance for your cooperation. If you have any questions concerning this project, please feel free to contact us at 843-987-9200.

November 2020 through May 2023: BLUFFTON AREA – BJWSA will be installing a new water transmission main line along a portion of Hwy 170, Bluffton Pkwy, and Buckwalter Pkwy located in the Town of Bluffton.This improvement will improve the flow of water throughout the area and help BJWSA to better serve our customers. The project limits are between the intersection of Hwy 170 at Gibbet Rd, north to Bluffton Parkway, east to Buckwalter Parkway and south to the intersection of HE McCracken Circle. BJWSA has awarded this project and is expected to start in November 2020 and run through May 2023. We thank you in advance for your cooperation. If you have any questions concerning this project, please feel free to contact us at 843-987-9200.