Frequently Asked Questions:
Project SAFE (Sewer Access for Everyone) offers grants to cover all or a portion of the costs associated with connecting to the sewer system. The program is available for homeowners who are at a certain income level. For more information, contact Deep Well at 843-785-2849 or e-mail [email protected].
The PSD urges homeowners to connect their properties before their septic system breaks. It’s important to get on our waiting list because it can take weeks to schedule your conversion from septic to the public sewer system due to contractor availability.
You’re not allowed to have a failing septic system. Where public sewer is available, repairs to failing septic systems are not allowed, nor may any new septic systems be installed, per DHEC regulations.
The Town of Hilton Head Island’s Sewer Connection Program is a grant program to help income-qualified Hilton Head Island homeowners and renters connect to public sewer. If your household does not fully qualify for a sewer assistance grant from Project SAFE (Sewer Access for Everyone), you may be eligible for a Town sewer connection grant. For more information, click here.