ReWa recognizes industrial partners

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA—Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) recognized 52 companies for meeting standards to protect the Upstate’s water sources and quality of life.

The companies received awards during ReWa’s 31st Annual Compliance Awards Celebration which was held on the utility’s Innovation Campus. The awards celebrate companies that comply with ReWa’s Sewer Use Regulations.

“ReWa is committed to safeguarding our water environment, but we don’t work alone,” said Joel Jones, ReWa’s CEO. “We partner with other utilities, people living in the five counties served by ReWa and the companies operating in our service area. Together, we protect our watersheds and the Upstate’s quality of life.”

Companies recognized received one of two awards. Compliance Excellence Awards were given to significant industrial users that were in 100% compliance with ReWa’s Sewer Use Regulations and all permit requirements in 2023. Stewardship Awards were given to significant industrial users with no more than one minor violation in 2023.

Compliance Excellency Awards:


B&E Electroform Co.

BASF Corp.

Bausch + Lomb

Booth Electrosystems Inc.

Cherokee Management LLC

Cintas Corp.-Beechtree

CompX National

Cryovac Inc.

Cytec Engineered Materials Inc.

Element Materials Technology Greenville

Ethox Chemicals

Fabri-Kal Corp.

First Source Worldwide LLC

Henkel Corp.

Holly Oak Chemical Inc.

House of Raeford (Pelham)

Inteplast Group


Kemet Electronics Corp.

Life Technologies

Lockheed-Martin Aeronautics

Michelin North America Inc. (US1)

Mitsubishi Chemical America Inc.

N.E.C.P. Inc.

Nicca USA Inc.

Nutra Manufacturing LLC

Ortec Inc.

Pharmaceutical Associations Inc.

Rich Products Corp.

Roll Technology Corp.

Royal Adhesives & Sealants

Roy Metal Finishing Co.

Safety Components Fabric Technology

Saint Gobain Abrasives Inc.

Solvay Specialty Polymers USA LLC

Southern Water Treatment Inc.

Span Packaging Services LLC

T&S Brass & Bronze Works Inc.

Teknor Apex Carolina Co.

Unifirst Corp.

Stewardship Awards:

DayStrong Rubber Products LLC

Fibertex Nonwovens

Fibertex 2

GE Gas Turbines

Greif Taylors

House of Raeford (Mauldin Road)

ITU AbsorbTech Inc.


Pharmaceutical Associates Inc


Roy Metal Finishing Co.

ABOUT RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES (ReWa): Since 1925, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has been committed to providing high-quality wastewater treatment services to the Upstate of South Carolina while promoting a cleaner environment, protecting public health and the water quality of Upstate waterways, and developing the necessary sewer infrastructure to sustain our community and growing economy. With nine water resource recovery facilities and more than 430 miles of pipe, we serve a broad geographic area, including Greenville County and portions of Anderson, Laurens, Pickens and Spartanburg counties. Each day an estimated 44 million gallons of water passes through our trunk lines and reclamation facilities before being cleaned and returned to our area rivers and streams.