University Facilities

Utility Services

Utility Services’ goal is to provide a dependable supply of steam, chilled water, electricity, and potable water in support of Clemson University’s mission of teaching, research, and public service while striving to reduce overall energy consumption through efficient and effective energy management strategies.

If you'd like to make a service request, you can do so by using our online request form.

  • Services We Provide +

    Services provided can be generally categorized as follows:

    Electrical Distribution: operation and maintenance of all on campus underground and overhead electrical distribution lines emanating from Duke Energy and Blue Ridge Electric. This distribution system includes electrical service to buildings, street and walkway lighting, as well as traffic signals.

    Mechanical Distribution: operation and maintenance of all underground distribution lines for steam, chilled water, domestic water, sanitary sewer, storm water, and natural gas.

    Utility Production: 24/7 operation and maintenance of two chilled water plants, a central energy plant for steam and chilled water, and the wastewater treatment plant.

    Utility Engineering: engineering design and project management in support of both the utility distribution systems as well as the utility production assets.

  • Water Consumption +

    Below is a measure of water consumption trends over the past several years.

    Water Purchased from ARJWS
    Clemson University Monthly Water Consumption

     

    Lake Hartwell Water Levels

    Below are recordings of historic and annual measurements in Lake Hartwell's water level. These documents are in PDF format (Adobe Reader required).  Last updated on 2/03/14.

  • Water Quality +

    Clemson University is committed to providing students, faculty, and staff with a safe and reliable supply of high-quality drinking water. We test our water using sophisticated equipment and advanced procedures. The water supplied by Clemson University Water System meets state and federal standards for both appearance and safety. The annual "Consumer Confidence Reports," posted below and are required by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), tell you where your water comes from, what our tests show about it, and other things you should know about drinking water.

    All reports are in PDF format (Adobe Reader recommended).

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Director

Tony Putnam

Tony Putnam
tony@clemson.edu
ph# 656-7300
fax# 656-0793