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Water is Main in Electric City

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The City of Anderson is on the upward arc of an economic surge. The excitement in the air is palpable. Scaffolding lines the storefronts and cranes are in the air. In less than two years, 25 new businesses have opened in the City’s urban core bringing 275 new jobs, and downtown residential occupancy hovers at nearly 100 percent. Four new…

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Built by Hand

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In 1970 a group of people from Flat Rock, Iva and Starr began selling water taps door-to-door for $75 each. Due to their persistence and hard work, Starr-Iva Water was incorporated just one year later, and in 1972 construction began on 60+ miles of waterlines, a 250,000-gallon storage tank, and a pumping station consisting of three 25 horsepower pumps. Starr-Iva…

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First ever AWOP Award!

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Belton-Honea Path (BHP) Water Authority prides itself as a reliable provider of clean, safe water. They are a community water system providing water to the City of Belton, Town of Honea Path, Donalds-Due West Water Authority, Broadway Water and over 800 customers on their own distribution system. Their committed staff of 11 have over 60 years of combined water utility…

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Maintenance Operator of the Year!

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The Blue Ridge Foothills Chapter of the Water Environmental Association of South Carolina recently named Kevin Strickland as the Maintenance Operator of the Year in 2018. Kevin currently works for the Town of Williamston, where he was born and raised, and is a reflection of the entire staff’s commitment to the big vision of making a small town better.  …

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Water System of the Year!

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At the South Carolina Rural Water Association’s 42nd Annual Conference, Powdersville Water (PW) was recently awarded System of the Year for State in 2018. The System of the Year Award is given each year to one SC utility that has demonstrated excellence in operations, maintenance and customer service. “This award is much deserved this year. We have worked hard for…

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Public Meeting

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When: November 29th, 2018 at 6:00 pm   Where: 998 Hunters Trl, Anderson, SC 29625 (Water Plant Conference Room)   Who: You, Upstate Forever, ARJWS, Anderson County, Pickens County, Lake Hartwell Association, Anderson & Pickens Counties Stormwater Partners (a Clemson Extension service)   Why: Upstate Forever and partners have scheduled a public meeting to discuss the “Three and Twenty River Watershed Based…

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Ozone Ribbon Cutting!

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We are extremely proud to officially cut the ribbon on our Ozone water treatment facility at Anderson Regional Joint Water System! After years of diligent research and testing in addressing the seasonal taste and odor issues in our drinking water, we are fully satisfied in the solution presented here today. It has taken a team to get us here and…

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Board Meeting

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The ARJWS Board of Commissioners will meet on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Looking Forward... There is no meeting scheduled for March 2020 The next meetings scheduled are on the following dates: Wednesday April 22, 2020 & Wednesday June 24, 2020  

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