Spartanburg Water announces new Reservoir Manager

November 8, 2017

Spartanburg: Spartanburg Water is pleased to announce the hiring of Ron O’Neill as the new Reservoir Manager to replace the retiring Eddie Dearybury. Ron began his career in law enforcement in 1977 with the Columbia Police Department and later moved to Lexington County Sheriff’s, achieving the rank of captain.

O'Neill has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina, and is certified in open water scuba diving.

“Ron has the experience we need to help us to continue to move forward in achieving our goals,” Schneider said. “His law enforcement experience, coupled with his great enthusiasm for the community, and his love of the water, are a great asset to Spartanburg Water and our commitment to lakes and the communities that call these reservoirs in our watershed home.”

ABOUT SPARTANBURG WATER: Spartanburg Water, an award-winning utility, is comprised of Spartanburg Water System and Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District. It serves a population of more than 180,000 within Spartanburg County, as well as others in parts of Greenville, Union and Cherokee counties. With the help of its dedicated team of more than 250 employees, each day it produces an average of 25 million gallons of drinking water and cleans 12 million gallons of reclaimed water for its customers and community.