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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PSA: ReWa experienced sanitary sewer overflow at pump station following tropical storm Eta

Due to heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Eta, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has recently experienced a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) along ReWa’s State Park Road Pump Station and Coachman Pump Station.

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PSA: ReWa experienced sanitary sewer overflow at pump station following tropical storm Zeta

Due to a power outage resulting from tropical storm Zeta, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has recently experienced a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) along the Beaverdam Creek near our State Park Road Pump Station off State Park Road, Greenville. Crews responded and have made necessary repairs to restore power to the pump station and stop the SSO. Approximately 6,000 gallons were released.

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Repairs completed to pipe damaged in heavy rains

GREENVILLE, S.C.— Renewable Water Resources crews have notified the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) that successful repairs have been made to a sewer line that failed as a result of severe weather and heavy rainfalls that arrived in the wake of Hurricane Sally.

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ReWa managing sewer line break following outbreak of severe weather

Greenville, S.C. (September 18, 2020) – Due to excessive rainfall, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has recently experienced a sewer line break along the Rocky Creek near our Rocky Creek Pump Station off of Pelham Road.

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Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Resulting from Sewer Force Main Break

Greenville, S.C. (June 24, 2020) – Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has recently experienced a sanitary sewer overflow due to a force main break in the vicinity of 125 Griffin Mill Road Piedmont, SC. ReWa’s teams have addressed the spill and repaired the broken section of the pipe. The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control and downstream intakes have been notified.

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Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) Board of Commissioners at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, the 22nd day of June 2020. 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 rates and fees.

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Hudson Street Traffic Advisory Update

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Hudson Street Now Re-opened

GREENVILLE—Renewable Water Resources’ Dig Greenville project continues to make exciting progress in the construction of the Reedy River Basin Sewer Tunnel.

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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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Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Resulting from Build-up of Grease

Greenville, S.C. (February 27, 2020) – Due to an excess buildup of grease Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has recently experienced a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) in the area near 23 North Acres Drive Greenville, SC.

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