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DHEC Marks Drinking Water Week (May 1-7)

It’s Drinking Water Week (May 1-7, 2022) and an excellent opportunity to highlight the men and women around the state that work diligently every day to make sure that the state’s drinking water supply remains safe. This includes DHEC staff members from the Bureau of Water and the Bureau of Environmental Health Services as well as the managers and operators of the 2,534 public water systems serving 4.4 million people in South Carolina.   

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Working to ensure your food is safe

By Cassandra Harris


With over 18,500 permitted retail food establishments across the state, our Bureau of Environmental Health Services team is working hard to ensure that S.C.’s retail food establishment owners and the public are kept up-to-date on our food safety regulations.

Did you know that all permitted retail food establishments in South Carolina undergo regular inspection to ensure compliance with Regulation 61-25?  Visit our website to stay informed on topics related to food safety.  Recently updated, the site includes fact sheets for traditional retail food establishment owners, mobile food units and the public.

Wondering what we look for during an inspection? Check out our Inspection Report and Marking Guide. You can even use our online search tool to find recent retail food establishment inspection scores for restaurants, delis, schools, cafeterias, grocery stores, retail meat markets, bakeries and seafood markets in South Carolina.