The Town of James Island remains at OPCON 2 and plans to return to OPCON 3 status beginning Monday, Sept 9th at 8 am.
Only approximately 1,100 customers remain without power today on James Island, and crews are working hard and expect County-wide for the system to restored by 11 pm on Sunday. Please remember to call 1-888-333-4465 to report outages, downed or sparking power lines. Don’t assume they know you’re without power or a line is down.
Charleston County has activated its Debris Removal Contracts for storm debris and that will be begin on Tuesday, Sept 10th. Please make sure to separate yard debris from household debris and remember – this is NOT the time to clean out the attic or garage!
Normal solid waste services will resume its normal schedule on Monday, Sept. 9th. Recycling will also resume its normal schedule, and for James Island that will be on Monday, Sept. 16th.
Tree permits for work on trees damaged by Hurricane Dorian have been suspended until further notice.
Damage Assessments teams have been out over the weekend. Residents are also urged to report damages online at https://www.crisistrack.com/public/charlestonSC/citizenRequest.html
The Citizen’s Information Line is now closed.
Dominion Energy Customer Service: 1-800-251-7234
Down/Sparking Lines: 1-888-333-4465
Gas Leaks: 1-800-815-0083
Power Outage: 1-888-333-4465
Non-emergency Public Safety concerns (Downed Trees) Consolidated Dispatch – (843) 743-7200
Outage Map: https://www.sceg.com/outages-emergencies/power-outages/outage-map
Social media – twitter - @domenergysc
Here are other important links with helpful information before, during and after an event:
South Carolina Emergency Management Division: http://www.scemd.org/
FEMA website for Citizen Preparedness: http://www.ready.gov/
National Weather Service Charleston Office: http://www.weather.gov/chs/
Pet Friendly Hotels: http://www.pet-friendly-hotels.net/
Current Charleston County Hurricane Information: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/index.php
Definition of OPCON levels: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php
Download the Charleston County EMD App for the latest updates by searching CC EMD in your carrier’s app store.
For updates, visit the Charleston County website or follow us on our social media platforms:
Visit website: www.charlestoncounty.org
Updates on Hurricane Dorian will be released and posted to the webpage and social media as new information becomes available. Visit website: Town of James island: www.jamesislandsc.us for latest news releases.