County, Town Clear the Air on Water Debacle

Deal for industry imminent; Sewer for Middle Six dead WINNSBORO – With a deal between Winnsboro and the City of Columbia for an additional 600,000 gallons of water a day marked ‘dead on arrival,’ the major players in the rush to provide water for the County’s new industrial parks met at the Midlands Technical College […]

County Considers Future of Water Supply

Though the agenda was light, the Fairfield County Council had plenty to talk about during their June 11 evening meeting after County Administrator Phil Hinely mentioned a meeting held on June 8 with SCE&G, Winnsboro and Fairfield County representatives to discuss the possibility of using water from Lake Monticello in western Fairfield County. Water from […]

Deal to Bring Columbia Water to Blythewood Dodges Bullet

The water hookup from the City of Columbia to the Town of Winnsboro water system has yet to begin, and another delay last week threatened to derail 10 months of negotiations between the two municipalities for months to come, a roadblock that could potentially have left Blythewood at the mercy of City of Columbia water […]