Drinking Water is Safe and Customers Can Resume Normal Use of Sewer System
October 10, 2016
Mount Pleasant, S.C. - October 10, 2016 (8:30 a.m.) - - Mount Pleasant Waterworks (MPW) has received questions regarding the safety of the drinking water. Water is safe to drink.
MPW’s drinking water system continued to function as normal during and after Hurricane Matthew. MPW did not issue any boil water advisories.
Customers can resume normal use of the sewer system. MPW experienced power outages at 65 pump stations. Crews worked around the clock to power pump stations with generators in order to prevent sewer overflows.
While MPW’s administrative offices remain closed today, all other operations have returned to normal.