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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

The Governor has declared a State of Emergency in South Carolina. For the latest information on COVID-19 in South Carolina visit scdhec.gov/covid19.

For the latest utility updates during COVID-19 visit ORS.SC.GOV/covid19.

New License Decal Payment Portal is now live for passenger carriers. Click here to learn more.

10-digit dialing now required in the 803 area code. Click here to learn more. 

Utility Services During COVID-19

Utilities are taking steps to allow for a return to normal business operations, while continuing to provide flexibility and assistance to consumers.

State of Emergency Executive Orders


Consumer Updates

As a consumer, it is important for you to know that you still have an obligation to pay your bill eventually. We urge you to keep paying on time if possible so that your balance due does not get out of hand.


Utility Updates

Utilities are continuing to work with consumers who need assistance, referring them to local organizations or arranging payment plans. These efforts should help to avoid or minimize penalties and service interruptions. The ORS will continue to add updates as they are available.

Electric and Natural Gas Utilities COVID-19 Updates

ESF-12 Fuel Partner COVID-19 Updates

Telecommunications Providers COVID-19 Updates

Transportation COVID-19 Updates

Water and Wastewater Utilities COVID-19 Updates


Additional Updates & Resources

 

Much of the information on this page and its associated links has been provided to the ORS by the referenced utilities. The ORS cannot make any warranties about the completeness, reliability, or accuracy of this information.