ReWa names Kevin James as Director of Water Resource Recovery

Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) Board of Commissioners and CEO, Graham W. Rich, have recently named Kevin James as the director of Water Resource Recovery for the agency.

James is a Georgia native and moved to South Carolina in 1989 to work for the City of Liberty. He joined ReWa in June 1992 as an operator at the Mauldin Road facility. He advanced to the role of foreman in 1999 at the Taylors facility and soon thereafter was named foreman at the Gilder Creek facility. James’ dedication and commitment to the industry led him to be promoted to Operations Manager in 2008 and most recently to Director of Water Resource Recovery. He is a Certified “A’’ biological wastewater operator for the State ofSouth Carolina. He lives in Six Mile with his wife of 21 years and his two children.

“The advancement of our knowledgeable and dedicated workforce brings great pride to leadership at ReWa.” said Joel Jones, Chief Technical Officer at ReWa. “We strive to grow and promote employees that take initiative like Kevin has done over the past 25 years. Kevin’s leadership abilities and passion for our work has enhanced our Agency and we are fortunate to have him as a part of our management team.”

About Renewable Water Resources:

ReWa’s mission is to improve our community’s quality of life by transforming wastewater into renewable resources through responsible and innovative solutions. ReWa serves nearly 500,000 industrial, commercial and residential customers in Greenville County and parts of Anderson, Spartanburg, Pickens and Laurens Counties. For more information about the Agency, visit