DHEC: Spartanburg Water’s reclaimed water facilities among the state’s best

April 16, 2018

All eight of Spartanburg Water’s reclaimed water facilities were recently recognized for environmental and operation excellence by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control recently.

DHEC presented its Facility Excellence Award to all of Spartanburg Water’s reclaimed water facilities:

  • Clifton-Converse Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility
  • Cowpens-Pacolet River Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility
  • Community of Fingerville Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility
  • Fairforest Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility
  • Lower North Tyger River Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility
  • Pacolet Mills Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility
  • Page Creek Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility
  • South Tyger River Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility

These awards are presented to facilities at the South Carolina Environmental Conference recently who demonstrate excellence in facility operations, maintenance and management and the protection of the environment while meeting or exceeding customer expectations, SCDHEC officials stated.

“These awards represent our mission, and validate our approach to ensuring that our reclaimed water operations are safe, reliable and support our unending quest for continuous improvement and, ultimately, excellence in the realm of wastewater treatment,” said Bobby Walden, Spartanburg Water’s Chief Operating Officer.

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 nearly 200,000 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.