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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.
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.Learn More