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Posted October 20, 2017 in Articles

It’s not often that we recommend a book to read on the Clean Water Blog, but this is one we had to share via our friends at the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The Water Reuse Roadmap provides an overview of all the opportunities, challenges, and benefits associated with projects working to harness natural water cycles Read More

Posted October 9, 2017 in Articles

Renewable Water Resource’s mission statement is “Enhancing our community’s quality of life by transforming wastewater into renewable resources through responsible and innovative solutions.” That is our job. But we need your help with making this happen. How? Here are five ways you can help:   Your toilet bowl works magic, but it isn’t a trash Read More

Posted September 28, 2017 in Articles

You are hopefully well-aware of the dangers of pouring oil, pesticides and other products into our storm drains, but now that fall is here, remember: Stormwater drains are no place for leaves, either. It might seem harmless enough to take the leaf blower and send that pile of leaves into the storm drain – after Read More

Posted September 14, 2017 in Articles

For several years now, we have been educating the Upstate about FOG, which is an acronym for Fats, Oils and Grease that are the three major no-nos for pouring down your drain. However, a lot of people still don’t understand the reason we do this. They wonder how bad can pouring some leftover bacon grease Read More

Posted September 7, 2017 in Articles

Renewable Water Resources was recently honored as one of the 25 Utility of the Future of Today honorees, which recognizes forward-thinking, innovative utilities that are providing resilient and value-added service to communities. However, the agency’s story begins more than 90 years ago when the Upstate region of South Carolina was just beginning to urbanize. The Read More

Posted August 8, 2017 in Articles

Who knew that a person could make $150,000 working in sewers? I’m going to make an educated guess that your high school guidance counselor never told you that one? Or even your college advisors. I can make that guess because we at Renewable Water Resource are growing and hiring a lot. And oftentimes, people who Read More

Posted July 21, 2017 in Articles

Infrastructure is a hot topic these days. From the Palmetto State’s headline-grabbing debate over raising the gas tax to improve roads to a national emphasis on improving infrastructure, it seems everyone is interested in the systems that most people take for granted. But not all infrastructure systems are created equal. You probably notice every pothole Read More

Posted July 20, 2017 in Articles Tagged , ,

The following is an Op-Ed written by ReWa CEO Graham Rich, which ran in the Greenville News on July 20, 2017. Infrastructure is a hot topic these days. From the Palmetto State’s headline-grabbing debate over raising the gas tax to improve roads to a national emphasis on improving infrastructure, it seems everyone is interested in Read More

Posted July 11, 2017 in Articles

We at Renewable Water Resources believe that when you turn on the tap, the only thing you should see is an uninterrupted flow of clean, refreshing water, and it’s our daily mission to ensure that this is the case. Greenvillians can take their tap water for granted, but that’s not true everywhere in the Palmetto Read More

Posted June 29, 2017 in Articles

ReWa is proud to announce that our Native Plant and Water Reuse Garden educational campus is now complete! The feature will serve a key role in educating the community on the benefits of water reuse and conservation efforts as well as native plants. The purple pipe represents infrastructure that conveys reuse water that can be Read More