SCE&G to Paint Sheet Pile Wall along Lake Murray Dam Beginning June 18

CAYCE, SC -SCE&G will begin the process of painting the sheet pile wall adjacent to the Lake Murray pedestrian walkway across the top of the Dreher Shoals Dam on Wednesday, June 18. This painting project will help to maintain the integrity of the wall and enhance its appearance.

The painting of the 1.7 mile long wall will be conducted in ten-foot increments and is expected to take approximately one year to complete. Citizens using the walkway should not be impacted by the work.

“Maintaining the integrity of our facilities is a high priority for us,” said John Knight, plant manager of Northern Hydro’s and Peaking Plants who is managing this project for SCE&G. “We appreciate the patience of the public as we complete this important work.”


About SCE&G

South Carolina Electric & Gas Company is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 681,000 customers in 24 counties in the central, southern and southwestern portions of South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 332,000 customers in 38 counties in the state. Information about SCE&G is available on the company’s web site at