PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed Operating and Capital Improvements Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) Board of Commissioners at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 28, 2022. The hearing will be held at the ReWa Administrative Office, which is located at 561 Mauldin Road, Greenville, South Carolina. The purpose of the meeting will be to allow customers to express their views regarding the proposed proposed operating and capital improvements budget for ReWa for Fiscal Year 2023. All persons who attend the public hearing will be given an opportunity to speak.

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PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed changes to Pretreatment Program and Engineering Development Fees

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) Board of Commissioners at 3:30 PM on Monday, October 24, 2022. The hearing will be held at the ReWa Administrative Office, which is located at 561 Mauldin Road, Greenville, South Carolina. The purpose of the meeting will be to allow customers to express their views regarding the proposed changes to the Pretreatment Program and Engineering Development Fees. All persons who attend the public hearing will be given an opportunity to speak.

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Graham W. Rich announces forthcoming retirement as ReWa’s chief executive officer

The Renewable Water Resources’ (ReWa) Board of Commissioners has passed a resolution approving the retirement of ReWa’s long-time Chief Executive Officer, Graham W. Rich. It also passed a resolution appointing Joel Jones, ReWa’s chief operating officer, as Rich’s successor. Jones has nearly 30 years of experience working with Upstate wastewater utilities.

These changes are slated to take effect on April 25, 2022.

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Water Advisory Lifted for Powdersville Area

Powdersville, S.C. (July 23, 2021) — Since the sanitary sewer overflow on July 6th, 2021, ReWa has conducted internal and third-party sampling of the affected area, including Craven Creek and Woodson Lake. Test results indicate that waters have returned to ambient or standard pre-event conditions. Therefore, all recommended precautions associated with the spill are lifted.

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PUBLIC HEARING: TRUNK & TREATMENT RATES

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) Board of Commissioners at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, the 28th day of June 2021. The hearing will be held at the ReWa Administrative Office, which is located at 561 Mauldin Road, Greenville, South Carolina. The purpose of the meeting will be to allow customers to express their views regarding the proposed trunk and treatment rate changes. All persons who attend the public hearing will be given an opportunity to speak.

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PUBLIC HEARING: ADOPTION OF TECHNICAL STANDARDS for COLLECTION SYSTEM USERS

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) Board of Commissioners at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, the 28th day of June 2021. The hearing will be held at the ReWa Administrative Office, which is located at 561 Mauldin Road, Greenville, South Carolina. The purpose of the public hearing will be to receive public comment regarding proposed adoption of Technical Standards for Collection System Users. A draft of the proposed Standards can be obtained from the Pretreatment Department office located at 564 Mauldin Road, Greenville, South Carolina. You may also call (864) 299-4000 ext. 222 to request a copy by mail.

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PUBLIC HEARING: ADOPTION OF THE CAPACITY, MANAGEMENT, OPERATIONS, AND MAINTENANCE (CMOM) REQUIREMENTS

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) Board of Commissioners at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, the 28th day of June 2021. The hearing will be held at the ReWa Administrative Office, which is located at 561 Mauldin Road, Greenville, South Carolina. The purpose of the public hearing will be to receive public comment regarding proposed adoption of the CMOM Requirements. A draft of the proposed Requirements can be obtained from the Pretreatment Department office located at 564 Mauldin Road, Greenville, South Carolina. You may also call (864) 299-4000 ext. 222 to request a copy by mail.

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ReWa Statement on Sewer Services in Northern Greenville County

This week, Renewable Water Resources was disappointed to discover that a totally false, politically motivated rumor has been manufactured and circulated on social media and through an online petition. Unfortunately, this misinformation campaign has generated undue concern and anxiety for a number of community members in the northern portion of Greenville County, and ReWa is setting the record straight.

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Notice of ReWa Sewer Use Regulation Modifications and Redline Copy of the Sewer Use Regulation

In accordance with SCDHEC Regulation 61-9.403.18, Notice is hereby given that Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has requested public comment for Sewer Use Regulation modifications. The modifications include:

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FAQs: COVID-19 precautions at ReWA

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, there is no current evidence that the COVID-19 virus survives the disinfection process for drinking water and wastewater. It’s important to remember the following:

  • The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water.
  • The risk of transmission through feces is expected to be low based on data from previous outbreaks of related coronaviruses, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
  • At this time, the risk of transmission of COVID-19 through sewer systems is extremely low.
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