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. […]

PSD mourns loss of Bob Davis

Bob Davis

The PSD’s Bob Davis, our Recycled Water Services Supervisor, passed away unexpectedly in his home on the morning of August 29, 2021, at the age of 68. He will be greatly missed for his unique sense of humor, strong work ethic, and immense care for his family, friends, and coworkers. He will be remembered as […]

PSD earns 11th straight financial reporting award

Hilton Head Public Service District (PSD) has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. This is the PSD’s 11th consecutive year receiving the award. It is “the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant […]

Water-efficient landscape display coming to Port Royal

Port Royal is planning to create a native-plant demonstration project at its Arboretum off Fort Walker Drive to help promote water-efficient landscape concepts. Lyn Taylor of Reflection Design & Landscapes has created a site plan for the Arboretum that features a wide array of South Carolina native plants. Hilton Head Island typically sees 40-60% of […]