The City of Summerville will close on Monday, December 23 at 3:00 p.m. for the Christmas Holidays. We will reopen Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. In case of an emergency please call 911....Read more
The boil water advisory has been lifted for all areas that were under the advisory. Water sample results are negative....Read more
Public Notice : City of Summerville Water Customers on Cooper Hill Martin Street area, Mahan Rd, Rocky Hollow Rd, Buice Lane, and Orchard Hill Rd area will be experiencing low water pressure . The City of Summerville is currently working to correct this issue....Read more
The projected path of Hurricane Irma has the remnants of the storm coming into our area. Heavy rainstorms and winds can be expected during this time. During heavy thunderstorms power outages and localized flooding can occur. The Summerville Police Department recommends that drivers only travel on the roadways when it is necessary and safe to do so. If it is necessary to drive during these inclimate times, the City wants to drivers to exercise caution and keep the following information in mind.Read more
Power Outages Power outages often affect the traffic lights at intersections throughout the City causing them to be inoperative or revert to a flashing yellow or red mode. When a driver comes upon a traffic signal that is not operating properly that the following rules apply: At an intersection with an inoperative traffic light, drivers are required to stop in the same manner as if a stop sign were facing in each direction at the intersection. (In other words, treat the intersection as having a four-way stop.) At an intersection where a traffic signal is flashing red, drivers are required to stop as if at a stop sign. At an intersection where a traffic signal is flashing yellow, drivers may proceed through the intersection with caution. Additionally, when power outages occur, street lights may be inoperative. Watch out for pedestrians or roadway obstructions along these darkened roadways. Localized Flooding The following are tips for dealing with high water on the roadways: A driver, especially at night, has no idea how deep the water is or whether the road underneath is still intact. Pay attention to “Road Closed” signs. Remember that it takes only two feet of rushing water to carry away most vehicles. This includes pickups and SUVs. Avoid areas that are likely to flood, including dips, low spots and floodplains; always heed flood warnings, instructions from emergency officials and public safety officials directing traffic...