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Chester County Economic Development
Utilities

Utilities With High Service, Low Rates

Chester County provides some of the nation’s lowest utility rates, and remains committed to securing competitive pricing and innovative communications and power supply. Great Falls, in fact, marks one of the oldest hydroelectric dams in the country and the birthplace of Duke Energy Corporation.

Electricity
Duke Energy remains the county’s largest provider of electricity, providing electric power to a majority of our sites. Additionally, we’re served by Fairfield Electric Cooperative and York Electric Cooperative, both Touchstone Energy Partners.

Duke Energy: 1-800-777-9898
Fairfield Electric Cooperative: 803-635-4621
York Electric Cooperative: 803-684-4247

Natural Gas
Chester County Natural Gas Authority provides natural gas service to all of Chester County, and receives 75% of its revenue from industrial sales. The utility staffs offices in Chester and Great Falls.

Chester Office: 803-385-3157
Great Falls Office: 803-482-2442

Telecommunications
TruVista Communications, headquartered in Chester, SC, provides local telephone service, as well as long distance, voice, cable, Internet, and wireless services for residential and business customers in our county. The company also serves neighboring Fairfield and Kershaw counties.

TruVista: 803-385-2191

Water & Wastewater
Chester County receives water and wastewater service from Chester County Metropolitan Water District and the Chester Sewer District. Both offices are located in Chester.

Contact: 803-385-5123

Great Falls Wastewater Treatment
The town of Great Falls provides wastewater collection and treatment services to Great Falls and the surrounding areas.  We presently have the capacity to treat an additional one million gallons per day which can accommodate substantial growth.  The phone number is 803-482-3737 or 803-482-2055.

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