Hilton Head PSD, State of South Carolina celebrate first-ever “Water Professionals Day”

The General Assembly of the State of South Carolina has officially declared the first Monday in March of each year as “Water Professionals Day,” beginning with the first observance on Monday, March 4, 2024, and continuing annually. Professionals working in all areas of the drinking water, wastewater and stormwater industries are honored for their dedication […]

Freezing temps and your water service

The National Weather Service is forecasting near- or below freezing temperatures overnight in the Hilton Head Public Service District (PSD) service area through Sunday. Customers are encouraged to do the following: •          Locate the main water shut-off valve for your home so that it can be shut off quickly in the event of a water […]

Hilton Head PSD marks a decade of Aquifer Storage & Recovery (ASR) operations

Aquifer Storage & Recovery Well

Hilton Head Public Service District (PSD) on Sept. 20 completed its tenth year of operations of its Aquifer Storage & Recovery (ASR) well. ASR is a supply technique wherein the well is used to store treated drinking water in the brackish aquifer during winter months of lower demand, and the same well then recovers and […]

Notice: Overnight Repairs in Hilton Head Plantation

Overnight Work Notice

Hilton Head Public Service District (PSD) experienced a sanitary sewer overflow of approximately 50,000 gal. on Wednesday evening (August 9, 2023) on Annabella Lane in Hilton Head Plantation. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has been notified. The overflow was primarily contained on site in an easement area. However, a minimum amount […]

Hilton Head PSD recognized for excellence by state

The PSD received the Facility Excellence Award from the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control Hilton Head Public Service District (PSD) has once again been honored with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Facility Excellence Award as a utility and for its Recycled Water Plant on Oak Park Drive. This is the […]

PSD earns second EPA WaterSense Award for Outreach

Hilton Head Public Service District (PSD) recently received the Excellence in Outreach and Education Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense program for promoting water conservation efforts on social and digital media. This is the PSD’s second straight year earning this national recognition. “We believe it’s important to put the power of WaterSense […]

PSD Water Quality Laboratory recognized as Laboratory of Excellence

Hilton Head Public Service District’s (PSD) Water Quality Laboratory has once again been recognized as a Laboratory of Excellence as part of its annual certification by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). The independent agency that conducts DHEC’s certification recognized the PSD lab “achieving 100% acceptable data” in a group of 345 […]

Annual water distribution system chlorination set

Hilton Head PSD, in conjunction with the Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority and Broad Creek Public Service District, will temporarily change the drinking water treatment method and flush water mains from October 29 through November 12. The change is part of the routine maintenance program for the utilities’ water distribution systems. There will be no […]

PSD’s Vince Malphrus retires after three decades

Vince Malphrus

Hilton Head PSD in September bid a happy retirement to Vince Malphrus, who worked for the utility for 30 years. Malphrus, of Bluffton, held positions as Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor and most recently Utility Location Services Supervisor. He was very active in the Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC), the state’s wastewater trade association. […]