The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) has scheduled two public hearings for the Palmetto Wastewater Reclamation, Inc. rate case. Consumers will be able to express their concerns in-person or virtually at these public hearings.
The public hearings will be held on the following dates:
- Monday, November 8, 2021 from 9 AM - 1 PM and 4 PM - 8 PM
- Tuesday, November 9, 2021 starting at 12 PM and proceeding as needed
Consumers can only testify (express concerns to Commissioners) during one of the public hearings and must pre-register before 4:00 PM on Friday, November 5th. To pre-register, consumers should:
- Email email@example.com, or
- Complete the survey, or
- Call (803) 896-5133
Consumers will be able to let the PSC know whether they will be attending in-person or virtually.
There are two options for those consumers that just want to listen in or view the public hearings.
- Consumers can call 1-855-797-9485.
- Consumers can watch the livestreamed public hearings.
More specifics on how to testify can be found in the notice on the PSC’s website (PDF).
For more information about the Commission's procedures, contact the PSC at (803) 896-5100 or visit the PSC website.
About the PWR Rate Case
PWR filed an application to increase its rates by approximately 13.7% with the PSC in June 2021. The average residential consumer’s monthly bill would increase by $5.20 per month if approved. The case is scheduled to be considered by the PSC in November 2021. More information on this rate increase request can be found on the Palmetto Wastewater Reclamation, Inc. 2021 Rate Increase Request page.