Solid Waste


BCWS’ Solid Waste Department is responsible for insuring all solid waste in Berkeley County is disposed of in a manner that protects the environment while insuring the health of its citizens and visitors. This responsibility is carried out by several professional staff members.  

The solid waste management team consists of engineers, geologists, and certified managers of solid waste. They are responsible for reviewing all engineering and construction plans, ground water monitoring, air quality standards, insuring waste is being disposed of in accordance with SCDHEC regulations, and promoting recycling through education/community involvement.

Additional duties of the BCWS Solid Waste Department include managing emergency services during natural and manmade disasters.


Debris Removal Updates


The areas anticipated for debris removal today are Big Woods Road, Wigginswood Lane, Riverbank Rd, Finley Dr, Bethel Rd, Fishermans Dr, Cozy Wood Dr, and John Gatlin Rd.

As the next locations are made known by our contractor, we will also inform the public. Please note that daily operational factors may result in modifications to the anticipated areas listed above. We thank the public in advance for their patience and assistance in making this process as effective as possible.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to call Berkeley County Water and Sanitation's Solid Waste Department at 843-719-2386 or 843-719-2383.