Keeping our lakes and employees healthy at the same time

May 6, 2020

During these unique times, Spartanburg Water is not only taking measures to keep our staff healthy, but also our drinking water reservoirs.

On Wednesday, May 6, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) stocked Lake Bowen with 80 Triploid Grass Carp and Municipal Reservoir #1… READ MORE +

Watershed Staff Rescues Severely Injured Bald Eagle at Reservoir #1

February 14, 2020

Watershed Specialist, James West, was making his weekly rounds on January 10 to inspect Reservoir #1, when he noticed a young American Bald Eagle hanging upside down from a tree branch. Upon further inspection, West found the young eagle tangled in a fishing line and lure.

West called Lake Warden… READ MORE +

Strong financial portfolio lifts Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District’s bond rating

November 25, 2019

It’s a positive sign of a bright future ahead…a bond rating increase for the Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District (SSSD)!

You may be wondering why this is important. The rating boost is a direct reflection of your utility’s strong financial management and performance. A bond rating is a letter gra… READ MORE +

Water Matters graduates attend our first alumni event

November 8, 2019

In celebration of five years since beginning our Water Matters Citizens’ Academy, Spartanburg Water held its first alumni event to update graduates on the progress made by the water system.

The Water Matters Citizens’ Academy is a six-week interactive program that gives participants an inside loo… READ MORE +

Employee volunteers collect nearly 17,000 pounds of trash around drinking water reservoirs

October 28, 2019

16,915 pounds! That’s how much trash our teams collected around all three drinking water reservoirs – Lake Bowen, Lake Blalock, and Municipal Reservoir #1 – during Spartanburg Water’s Watershed Work Days event. This event is part of the water system’s annual clean-up initiative and dedication to mai… READ MORE +

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