Sandy Springs Water District
Sandy Springs Water District serves unincorporated areas in northern Anderson County near the Sandy Springs community. Our present customer base is 5,438.
The District owns and operates a water distribution system consisting of PVC, ductile iron, and cement water lines ranging in size from 2 inches to 10 inches. We have recently constructed in July 2012 a 1,200,000 gallon elevated storage tank, as well as three additional 300,000 gallon elevated steel storage tanks to serve our customer base.
Regulations and Permits
The District's water distribution system is subject to regulation by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC is responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal and State water quality standards, for approving plans and specifications for water projects within the state, and for issuing construction permits in addition to other administrative functions which have been delegated to DHEC by the Environmental Protection Agency.
A Drinking Water System Operating Permit (permit # 0420003) was issued for the District on December 10, 1999 in accordance with the State Primary Water Act.
The Service Area
Sandy Springs Water District provides potable water service directly to residential, commercial, and industrial customers within the District. The territory embraced with the district is largely residential, but contains numerous commercial establishments and several industrial facilities. The District's estimated population is 14,200.