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Source Water Treatment

Based on field and lab observations, ARJWS will be conducting an algaecide treatment in Lake Hartwell upstream of and around the raw water intake structure on October 5, 2016. The algaecide application will be conducted by Aquaservices, Inc., a South Carolina certified applicator of aquatic herbicides. This algaecide application is part of ARJWS’ ongoing efforts to reduce the presence of taste-and-odor-causing algae. This upcoming treatment has already been coordinated with DHEC, SCDNR, and Army Corps of Engineers. Additional information is on the ARJWS website at

Municipal Association of South Carolina Honors City of Anderson with Achievement Award

Municipal Award for Public Safety

The City of Anderson has received the 2016 Public Safety Municipal Achievement Award in South Carolina for its Law Enforcement and Community Relations Task Force. City officials were notified of the award which was presented at the Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) annual meeting in Charleston in July.

A judge for the MASC Achievement Award said of Anderson’s “Law Enforcement and Community Relations Task Force” initiative: “It is amazing that you have done so much in just over a year. Very impressive. You are to be commended for your success.” More...

2016 SculpTour

View the 2016 SculpTour public art display on Main Street in Downtown Anderson.

Mosquito Control

Mosquitos spread Zika and other viruses. The City of Anderson takes important steps to reduce the mosquito population, especially during the summer months, like addressing breeding areas and servicing affected streets and areas. Read more about the City's efforts and what you can do to help control mosquitos.

Arts-based Community Development Investment for City of Anderson

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced 64 awards totaling $4.3 million supporting projects across the nation through the NEA’s Our Town program. The City of Anderson, along with its partner the Anderson Arts Center, is one of the recommended organizations for an award of $75,000 to support an art installation as part of the Church Street Heritage Project. The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core. Details...

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State Road Paving Award

The City of Anderson thanks the Anderson County Legislative Delegation and the Anderson County Transportation Committee for our recent state road paving award. Thanks to our awarded funds the following roads will be paved between March of 2016 and November of 2017.

1. Glenwood Ave. 9. S. Manning St. 17. Ridgecrest Ave.
2. Camfield Rd. 10. Hudgens St. 18. E. St.
3. Cleveland Ave. 11. Leftwich Ln. 19. H St.
4. Edgewood Ave. 12. Cater St. 20. Oakland Ave.
5. College Ave. 13. D St. 21. Peachtree St.
6. Woodfield Dr. 14. W. Norris St. 22. Piedmont Ave.
7. Woodridge Dr. 15. W. Franklin St.  
8. Carolina Cir. 16. N. Manning St.  

Central Business District Sanitation Service Map

The Central Business District Sanitation Service Map shows the locations and service areas for the new bulk containers in downtown Anderson.

City of Anderson Receives $424,504 for Blight Elimination

The City of Anderson has received $424,504 in funding from the South Carolina Housing Finance and Development Authority through its Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP) to acquire and demolish boarded-up, vacant, condemned and/or blighted residential structures and improve the remaining parcels. More

Westview Plots

New Plots Available

New plots are available in Westview Cemetery. Began in the early 1900's as a municipal cemetery for African Americans, Westview is located on Sayre Street. African Americans who figure prominently in Anderson's history are laid to rest there including W. I. Peek and Fred Jackson, who were mortuary business pioneers. Currently, there are approximately 9,000 gravesites on more than 22 acres. There are now approximately 2500 new burial plots available. For more information, contact the cemetery office, 1405 White St., Anderson, SC 29624, (864) 231-2255. City Cemetery Endowment Fund

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