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South Carolina Water and Sewer Lines

Please note that the South Carolina Business and Law exam as well as the South Carolina Water and Sewer Lines exam is required to be passed to obtain your contractors license.


Financial requirements:


All licenses that fall under the category of General Contractor are divided in five financial categories based on net worth:



  • Group 1 – Allows for jobs of $50,000 or less, applicants must submit a self-prepared financial statement showing a net worth of at least $10,000.

  • Group 2 – Allows for jobs of $200,000 or less, applicants must submit a self-prepared financial statement showing a net worth of at least $40,000.

  • Group 3 – Allows for jobs of $500,000 or less, applicants must submit a financial statement that has been compiled or reviewed by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $100,000.

  • Group 4 – Allows for jobs of $1,500,000 or less, applicants must submit a financial statement that has been compiled or reviewed by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $175,000.

  • Group 5 – There are no financial limits on the size of job allowed, applicants must submit an audited financial statement that has been prepared by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $250,000.

  • Experience required:


  • Within the past five years, contractor must show two years of actual work experience as a full-time employee in the desired classification. Only commercial experience is accepted.

The South Carolina Water and Sewer Lines license covers the construction work on water mains, water service lines, water storage tanks, sewer mains, sewer lines, lift stations, pumping stations and appurtenances to water storage tanks, lift stations, pumping stations, pavement patching, backfill, and erosion control as a part of construction, and which includes connection at the building of all lines to the appropriate lines contained in commercial structures, installation and repair of a project involving manholes, the laying of pipe for storm drains and sewer mains, all necessary connections, and excavation and backfilling, and concrete work incidental thereto.

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Required Books 

The references listed below are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with permanent index tabs) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-992-1910.

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Please note that the South Carolina Business and Law exam as well as the South Carolina Water and Sewer Lines exam is required to be passed to obtain your contractors license.

Financial requirements:

All licenses that fall under the category of General Contractor are divided in five financial categories based on net worth:

  • Group 1 – Allows for jobs of $50,000 or less, applicants must submit a self-prepared financial statement showing a net worth of at least $10,000.
  • Group 2 – Allows for jobs of $200,000 or less, applicants must submit a self-prepared financial statement showing a net worth of at least $40,000.
  • Group 3 – Allows for jobs of $500,000 or less, applicants must submit a financial statement that has been compiled or reviewed by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $100,000.
  • Group 4 – Allows for jobs of $1,500,000 or less, applicants must submit a financial statement that has been compiled or reviewed by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $175,000.
  • Group 5 – There are no financial limits on the size of job allowed, applicants must submit an audited financial statement that has been prepared by a CPA showing a net worth of at least $250,000.
  • Experience required:

  • Within the past five years, contractor must show two years of actual work experience as a full-time employee in the desired classification. Only commercial experience is accepted.

The South Carolina Water and Sewer Lines license covers the construction work on water mains, water service lines, water storage tanks, sewer mains, sewer lines, lift stations, pumping stations and appurtenances to water storage tanks, lift stations, pumping stations, pavement patching, backfill, and erosion control as a part of construction, and which includes connection at the building of all lines to the appropriate lines contained in commercial structures, installation and repair of a project involving manholes, the laying of pipe for storm drains and sewer mains, all necessary connections, and excavation and backfilling, and concrete work incidental thereto.

 

  • The first step in the licensing process is to pass the exams.
  • A completed application will then be submitted to the state licensing board with documentation of your experience, financial information and your passing test scores./To apply, contact the South Carolina Contractors Licensing Board at (803) 896-4686.
  • The licensing fee for all commercial licenses is $350. 
  • South Carolina currently has a reciprocity agreement with Louisiana, North Carolina and Utah for this license.

    There are currently no continuing education requirements for this license.

    • The South Carolina Water and Sewer Lines exam is administered by PSI.
    • The fee for the exam is $60 and in order to pass you must answer 35 questions correctly.
    • The Water and Sewer Lines exam is an open-book exam with 50 questions to complete in 3 hours.
    • The trade exam may only be taken twice in a 12-month period, and thereafter only once in six months.

      Topics on the exam include safety-code of Federal regulations; general knowledge; miscellaneous engineering-design elevations; underground utilities-concrete pipe installation; underground utilities-ductile pipe installation; excavation and grading.

      To schedule your exam contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.

    We currently do not offer a seminar for the South Carolina Water & Sewer exam. We do prepare for the South Carolina Business Law exam and carry many of the approved references for the trade exam. Please contact us for more information. *800-992-1910