Hurricane Season Important Contacts/Media

Important Contacts

Police & Fire

  • 24/7 non-emergency: 843-743-7200
    • FOR POLICE OR FIRE EMERGENCIES ALWAYS DIAL 911
  • Traffic & Transportation (To report traffic lights that are out or downed stop signs)- 843-724-7368

Alligator or Wildlife

  • (DNR) – 843-953-9856 or (after hours or emergency) 1-800-922-5431

City of Charleston Public Services:

  • Trash/Yard Debris – Environmental Services – 843-724-7364, 843-724-7365 or Matt Alltop, Superintendent (843) 720-3882
  • Streets and Sidewalks – Potholes & Sidewalk Repair – 843-724-7366
  • Animal Control – 843-720-3915
  • Citizens Service Desk – 843-724-7311

Traffic Lights that are out or downed Stop Signs

  • City of Charleston Traffic & Transportation – 843-724-7368

Phone, Cable, and Internet Service

  • AT&T – 800-288-2020
  • Home Telecom – 843-277-7307

Electric & Gas

  • Dominion Energy – 1-800-251-7234
  • Outages and Emergencies
  • Dominion Maintenance Number (24 hr. emergency service) – 1-888-333-4465

Berkeley County Landfill & Convenience Centers: 

  • The locations are listed here: https://bcws.berkeleycountysc.gov/…/dr…/drop-site-locations/
  • Landfill Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Convenience Center Hours: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Please note the closest center to Daniel Island is located on Charity Church Road
      • Charity Church Convenience Center Site
        • 1430 Charity Church Rd., Huger, SC 29450
        • (843) 336-3111

Berkeley County Services

  • Emergency Preparedness – 843-719-4166
  • Mosquito Abatement Program – 843-719-4646

Water/Sewer

Stay Informed:

South Carolina Emergency Management Division:
http://www.scemd.org/

Berkeley County Emergency Management Division
http://gis.berkeleycountysc.gov/hurricane/

City of Charleston Hurricane Information Website
http://www.charleston-sc.gov/hurricane-information

National Weather Service
http://www.weather.gov/

Live 5 News
http://www.live5news.com/weather

ABC News 4
http://abcnews4.com/

Post & Courier
http://www.postandcourier.com/

SCDOT 511 (bride closures, road conditions and traffic)
https://www.scdot.org/travel/travel-road.aspx (also available as a Mobile App)