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Three and Twenty Watershed Plan

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In an effort to protect the source of our drinking water, we are partnering with Upstate Forever to implement a watershed-based plan for the Three and Twenty Creek Watershed. A watershed is simply an area where every drop of water that falls within the area drains to a common point. The common point for the Three and Twenty Creek Watershed…

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$800 Environmental Steward Mini Grant

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  Made possible by our annual Barrels & Beer event in partnership with our friends at Carolina Bauernhaus and Anderson County Soil & Water Conservation District, applications are now open for an $800 mini grant!   Qualifications Must reside in Anderson County. Must actively participate in some form of environmental stewardship or volunteerism. Need assistance on a project related to…

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Rain Gardens and Co-Ops

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written by Natalie Whitaker, summer 2020 co-op student   In today’s society, stormwater management has become a more prevalent topic of conversation. As urban growth continues to increase at a rapid pace, more and more natural land gets developed, creating an abundance of impermeable surfaces for rainwater runoff. This runoff can carry pollutants such as pet poop, fertilizers, and pesticides…

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Lagoon Dredging

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written by Natalie Whitaker, summer 2020 co-op student   During the water treatment process, waste sludge is produced from removing sediments that come in with the raw water supply, as well as when filters are backwashed. This waste sludge is constantly pumped into the onsite lagoon throughout the process. The lagoon is most often murky and muddy as the sediments…

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Virtual Board Meeting – 6/30/20

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Anderson Regional Joint Water System will hold its June 2020 board meeting via Zoom starting at 11am on Tuesday, June 30th. The meeting link can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8592200534?pwd=QUZ5OXdhUnFMS1ZLc3lyOE5JbW13UT09 Meeting ID: 859 220 0534 Password: 864998 Audio Dial-In: 646-558-8656

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Erik’s Co-Op Experience

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Overall Impression and Advice to New Students The thing I liked most about my assignment is how genuinely helpful and inclusive the staff were at ARJWS. When I first started my rotation, I was fairly nervous about bridging the gap between what I learned in class and what I was expected to do at work. This is because the utility…

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Virtual Board Meeting – 4/22/20

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Anderson Regional Joint Water System will hold its April 2020 board meeting via Zoom starting at 12pm on Wednesday, April 22nd. The meeting link can be found below: https://zoom.us/j/96528854338?pwd=U0pWdUV4Y1ptU2J0MTlOeEVFc3lNQT09 Meeting ID: 965 2885 4338 Password: 028649 Audio Dial-In: 312-626-6799

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Drinking Water safe from COVID-19

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No need to worry about any viruses in your drinking water. Repeat...no need to worry about your drinking water. We understand there are real concerns amongst those we serve in the Upstate, but we can confidently say there need be none when it comes to the safety of your drinking water. The entire treatment process at Anderson Regional Joint Water…

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Youth Fishing Tournament

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Where? Sadlers Creek State Park When? May 9th, 2020 (Check-in begins at 6:45am) Who? Open to anglers ages 17 and under (a parent, legal guardian, or their adult designee must be present at all times) Cost? $5 Prizes! For the largest individual fish in each category. Door prizes will be given away, at random, to registered participants. Sign-Ups: Register here…

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Repeal of Boil Water Advisory

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Date: February 20, 2020/ Effective 5:40pm For immediate release: The Anderson Regional Joint Water System advises the residents of Big Creek Water District and the Town of Williamston that is no longer necessary to vigorously boil their water for at least one minute prior to consumption. Laboratory testing has confirmed that water being delivered to the agencies mentioned above is…

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