Utilities Department
 
1440 McCurdy Road
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 665 - 3236

The City of Florence Utilities Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality drinking water and wastewater services to residential and business customers, designing and overseeing construction of City infrastructure projects, and managing stormwater to protect urban waterways, conserve natural resources, and allow clean, safe water to flow downstream to those who reside below us in the Pee Dee watershed.




Water Production
City of Florence drinking water is produced from 14 groundwater plants with 14 elevated storage tanks and a surface water treatment facility that withdraws water from the Great Pee Dee River.  To see more information on our facilities, or to view our annual Water Quality Reports, click here.


Wastewater Management
The Wastewater Management Division is in charge of safe and proper handling and disposal of City wastewater.


Sanitary Sewer Collection System
The Sanitary Sewer Collection System is designed to carry sewer from your house or business to the City of Florence Wastewater Management Facility.


Stormwater Collection System
The City of Florence Stormwater Operations Division is responsible for installing and maintaining storm drains and drainage ditches in public areas and along City streets and street sweeping inside the City.


Compliance
The City of Florence Compliance Office has been tasked with overseeing construction activities in the City with regard to stormwater runoff, managing the Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program, enforcing the state mandated Cross Connection Control (Backflow) program, and the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination  (IDDE) program.


Distribution Operations
Distribution Operations is responsible for the maintenance of the City of Florence’s water distribution system.  Our mission is to maintain safe potable water from the source to the end user's tap through approved installation techniques, repair techniques and regulatory practices.


Maintenance
The Maintenance Group works in coordination with all departments of the City.  Our day by day duties include troubleshooting and repair of lift stations, wastewater management facility equipment, ground and surface water plant equipment, recreational and athletic facilities, City gateways, downtown street lights, etc.


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