No Curbside Recycling or Solid Waste Pickup Monday 

There will be no curbside recycling on James Island on Monday.   The schedule will resume on Tuesday.   The James Island Public Service District will not be picking up solid waste in the Town on Monday either because the Bees Ferry Landfill will be closed and the JIPSD Signal Point Road facility cannot be accessed due to flooding.

Posted by Bill Sunday, October 4, 2015 7:04:00 PM

OPCON 1 - Continued threat of flooding on James Island  

Following Charleston County's move to OPCON 1, the Town of James Island is also operating at OPCON 1 and continuing to monitor the threat of severe flooding on James Island. Roads are draining well now. However, high tide is at 2 pm today and will be higher than normal. The rain is moving North, however we are expected to receive more rain throughout tomorrow. Please limit your travel and stay clear of floodwaters. Sandbags are available at the County's Public Works facility at 615 Riverland Drive. We are working on having some available here at Town Hall. Please keep checking the Town's social media accounts for continuous updates.

Posted by Ashley Sunday, October 4, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Please Limit Wastewater Use 

Wastewater systems around the tri-county area including our James Island PSD are urging folks to reduce their water/wastewater usage as much as possible. Systems are unable to handle this rain amount. Stay away from floodwaters due to possible pollution by wastewater overflow.

Posted by Bill Saturday, October 3, 2015 8:05:00 PM

Sandbags Available on James Island 

Sandbags are available for James Island residents in front of Town Hall at 1238 Camp Road.   Sandbags are also available at the Charleston County Public Works facility at 615  Riverland Drive.  This is behind the Sheriff's substation and next to the Magistrate's Office.

Posted by Bill Saturday, October 3, 2015 7:25:00 PM

Town Operating at OPCON 4  

The Town is operating at OPCON 4 and monitoring the threat of severe flooding on James Island. It appears that Hurricane Joaquin will go out to sea, however, the major threat to the area is significant flooding and heavy rains throughout the weekend.  We will continue to monitor Hurricane Joaquin for any potential impacts along the Charleston County coast.

 

This is a good time to update your contact information with the Charleston County Citizen Alert Notification System at https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085611698  and on smart911.com.  For updates, visit the Town’s website at www.jamesislandsc.us , FaceBook and Twitter.

Posted by Frances Friday, October 2, 2015 11:19:00 AM
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