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Some water customers of the Summerville Commissioners of Public Works, Berkeley County Water and Sanitation, Moncks Corner Public Works Commission and the City of Goose Creek may notice a slightly different taste in their tap water. The cause is Geosmin, a non-toxic, non-harmful organic compound just discovered in Lake Moultrie. Geosmin can [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. —According to a survey conducted by MarketSearch, residential customers give Santee Cooper an overall customer satisfaction score of more than 91 percent, while 63 percent are very satisfied. Nationally, 87.8 percent of customers are satisfied with their utility and only 49 percent are very satisfied. The independent [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper will be closing three of its retail offices this year, saving customers approximately $1 million annually. Santee Cooper is also adding an enhanced online payment portal, a new mobile app and bank partnerships that will provide more than seventeen additional payment locations to make doing business with [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved a $2.1 billion budget for 2018 at its regular monthly meeting today. The 2018 budget includes $1.7 billion for the electric system, $9.8 million for the water systems and $378.6 million for capital expenditures. Approximately 42 percent of the $1.7 billion electric system [...]

CONWAY – After an extensive review of options, the City of Conway and Santee Cooper have agreed to allow Lake Busbee, an industrial cooling pond built in the 1960s, to return to wetlands planted with native species. The Conway City Council cemented that decision today with a vote against taking ownership of the cooling pond. Lake Busbee [...]

When the Coastal Carolina University football team rushes onto the teal field on Dec. 2, they will kick off the inaugural Chants Up for Green Power Game, which will be 100 percent powered by Santee Cooper Green Power. The game against Georgia Southern, sponsored by the Horry County Solid Waste Authority, also will be celebrated as a zero waste [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper crews departed today for the U.S. Virgin Islands to help restore power to the region ravaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. Some residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas have been without power since Sept. 6. A total of 13 Santee Cooper employees, including 12 line [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Get ready to make heartfelt family memories when Celebrate The Season’s Holiday Lights Driving Tour kicks off the holiday season on Friday, Nov. 24, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. New this year, the Holiday Fairs will take place at the Moncks Corner Regional Recreation Complex and will feature outdoor movie nights and [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Pinopolis Lock on Lake Moultrie at Jefferies Hydroelectric Station will be out of service from Oct. 25 through Nov. 8 for planned maintenance. Once the lock reopens, winter operating hours will begin. The hours are from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. As part of the outage, Santee Cooper and the South [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today named James E. Brogdon Jr. interim president and CEO. Brogdon retired from Santee Cooper in 2014 as general counsel and executive vice president. Current President and CEO Lonnie Carter announced his retirement Aug. 25. The Board also named Marc R. Tye, Santee Cooper [...]
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